Tag Archives: Moths

Sky Raft (Poems and Fragments)

They pulled back. Left to build something. A retreat to the forest and mountains, the genesis of the Sky Raft. The way its light glowed, the settlement appeared to levitate, rising from the ground, into the trees and into the … Continue reading

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Feathered Dinosaurs (Poems)

Spectral feather glide mangled carapaces silent on leaf litter ~~~ Wraith bone cloud fractures interstellar light raps on viridian canopies. Sinornithosaurus motions through branches moths tread air evading the tooth laden maw. Momentary distraction of moon beam furrows gliding wing … Continue reading

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Freight Train (Poems)

Rollin’ on silver track slipstreams iron hide snake union pacific markings Rail track clatter under moon lit skies beat poets pen jerks across the page in a box car jungle Freight train touched by moon beams explodes into a cloud … Continue reading

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Lights (Fragments)

The sun dives, the remaining clouds incinerated in dying embers, red hills flare out. In the night air wisps of violet and saffron dance over the badlands, motionless trails hang in the night tide. ~~~ Dots, specks of crimson, purple, … Continue reading

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Moth Forest

Moonlight bathes the trees, the forest flooded by a waxen river. The tree’s appear serene in the lunar glow, still in the absence of a night wind. As the moon reaches its highest point the weald begins to vibrate. It … Continue reading

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Lantern (2 poems)

At the foot of the mountain, a lantern illuminates a small   patch of the night. Moths gather around the light,   mistaking it for a crescent moon. ~~~ Deep within the bamboo forest the mountain recluse lights   the … Continue reading

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City of Moru

In its housing districts and residential areas the city of Moru resembles many other cities. Buildings constructed with bricks, mortar, slates and wood as in most urban centres. Moving into the downtown sector the buildings there are constructed of an … Continue reading

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