Barbara Kingsolver
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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Remember the Moon Survives

Remember the moon survives,
draws herself out crescent-thin,
a curved woman. Untouchable,
she bends around the shadow
that pushes himself against her, and she

waits. Remember how you waited
when the nights bled their darkness out
like ink, to blacken the days beyond,
to blind morning's one eye.

This is how you learned to draw
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Diana (Australia) 19 November 2019

Reading Flight Behaviour currently - very appropriate with all the bush fires raging - ominous, fearful results of global warming...and we are not in summer yet.. - where are our monarchs this year, have only seen a few... I'm missing the moon - and stars - smoke filled days and dark dark nights.. I will remember the Moon.. really love this poem..thanks Barbara for sharing...

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