Tuesday, March 5, 2013

BENEATH THE COPPER MOON




    Sharing a poem today;



 
BENEATH THE COPPER MOON

 
Bronze moonbeams spotlight the hills
encrusting dreams in a shell of regret;
Dust drifts across the night
exiting the scene like those long departed.
Desert mood bleaches my emotions
like dried bones blanched by the sun.
No shadow traces my steps
I have abandoned myself;
The angels mock this cursed land
and leave me to a hell of my own making.
Summer’s last breath sighs on the wind
as distant stars shed diamond tears.
Orion’s bow is broken by anguish
as I turn to stone beneath the copper moon. 

 
 

 

 



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