Red Moon (a poem)

Red moon, where did you come from?

Red moon, what do you want?

I offered my children

I ignored your taunts

What more could you ask for?

Must you always flaunt

and remind me I’m an earth-bound servant

in the killing fields

my servitude is permanent

my fate is sealed

Red moon, why do you chastise me?

Red moon, what do you want?

Leave me alone, once and for all

Let me die, bitterly,

alone in this vault

(Photo by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash)

One response to “Red Moon (a poem)”

  1. […] The moon is the queen, sky motherThe sun is the king, sky fatherThey love and they need each otherI pray, seeking to uncoverThe secrets of their true wonderHow they shine, oh, so brilliantlyHow they love us, yes, distantlyThey make love during their eclipseSee the bright touching of their lipsTheir love endures, persistently […]

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