Full Moon

Dean Fisher Personal Collection

Dean Fisher
Personal Collection

The full moon
casts a vertical beam
on the south of the night
A beacon of hope I’d say
for a day that will be
filled with pain

Let night remain
Keep in cool quiet all
who within its shadows rest
dreaming in damp embraces
of whatever graces
they will require

For all too soon
the hot orange sun
will break the eastern horizon
not so as to scorch mountains
as to bring crevasses
into the daylight

About Peter Notehelfer

I'm a retired people person who now finds the time to watch the little details of the world without worrying about being watched by anyone . . . I live on an Island north of Seattle with my wife named Ellen, a yellow dog named McGee, a yellow cat named Gatzby, and four fine chickens . . . I read fiction, bake bread, smoke salmon, and fish whenever the weather allows . . . Oh, and yes, I try to write a poem every day simply to avoid senility!
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3 Responses to Full Moon

  1. Bev says:

    So appropriate as I am at the other end of the world!

    Sent from my iPhone



  2. “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha

    Liked by 1 person

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