February – week 2

storybook moon…

the charm of a child’s drawing

hangs in the night



I am the first thin slice

of this honeydew moon

the cat’s  lovelorn cry

a clock of counted stars


with each burst

of song

a thrush


the spring



emptying her pockets

of birdsong…

I can give you no less

than all of me


weaving through gardens

a sparrowhawk silences

the sparrows


moon shadows

I trade my cares for dreams

gather them up

in a deer-skin pouch,

draw tight the heartstrings



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