Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

By Pat Davis

war-torn field

a sheep dog wanders

back and forth

Pat Davis

By Maya Daneva


the girl puts a bandage 

on her doll’s head

Maya Daneva

By Alvin B. Cruz

quiet dinner

the crystal clear sound

of the salt shaker

Alvin B. Cruz

By Nani Mariani

Academy Awards

a slap

shocked the world

Nani Mariani

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

By Daniela Lăcrămioara Capotă

spring restoration

green covers

cracks in the statue

Daniela Lăcrămioara Capotă

By Maria Teresa Sisti

full moon of worms

the echo of a farewell


Maria Teresa Sisti

By Zoran Doderović


on outstretched palms –

my childhood

Zoran Doderović

By Susan Bonk Plumridge

crossing cultures

an acceptance that people

are people

Susan Bonk Plumridge

By Tim Muphy

open book 

the child speaks 

its first words

Tim Muphy

By Katherine E Winnick


cast your line

says the fisherman

Katherine E Winnick

By Anna Maria Domburg-Sancristoforo

alone at home

a touch of lipstick

to feel alive

Anna Maria Domburg-Sancristoforo

Monday, March 28, 2022

By Douglas J. Lanzo

blue and yellow

encircle the night

London Eye

Douglas J. Lanzo

By Maria Teresa Piras

March sky

the Kiev moon

so pale

Maria Teresa Piras

Saturday, March 26, 2022

By Julie Bloss Kelsey

tucking them in

one by one


Julie Bloss Kelsey

By Veronika Zora Novak

blue hour moon

wishing to be anyone

but me

Veronika Zora Novak

By Chen-ou Liu

street preaching

a sudden burst

of birdsong

Chen-ou Liu

By Anthony Ward

Moth splashes into window

Swimming up to the light

Drowning out darkness

Anthony Ward

By John Hawkhead

oceanic spray

great clouds billow

from walrus nostrils

John Hawkhead

By Ruth Holzer

white peony

on the window sill

red ants

Ruth Holzer

Friday, March 25, 2022

By Ramesh Anand

monsoon romance

our sips of tea

from one saucer

Ramesh Anand

By Madisen Bellon

clouded eyes blank mind

a light bulb dimmed flickering

please remember me

Madisen Bellon

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

By Keith Evetts

gathering night crows don't seem to listen

Keith Evetts

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

By Joanna Ashwell

I draw

a fresh scene

the Mad Hatter

spilling stars

shaped around time

Joanna Ashwell

Sunday, March 20, 2022

By Pippa Phillips

so long

for the grape

to darken into wine

in this bitter sip I can taste

the shadow of the sun

Pippa Phillips

Saturday, March 19, 2022

By John J. Dunphy


rapidly shrinking

snowman's genitalia

John J. Dunphy

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

By Lucia Cardillo

early daffodils ...

what i know

about spring

Lucia Cardillo

By Vincenzo Adamo


in my son's drawings


Vincenzo Adamo

By Mirela Brăilean

months of war

the blackbird's song

nested in me

Mirela Brăilean

By Mircea Moldovan

spring's lullaby sweet goat's milk

Mircea Moldovan

By Barrie Levine

her voice

flowing with the river . . .

spring thaw

Barrie Levine

By Deborah Karl-Brandt

unfurling tulips

another spring

another war

Deborah Karl-Brandt

Friday, March 11, 2022

By Paula Sears

slightest curl

of the fern’s frond

craving a drop of rain

Paula Sears

By Joe Sebastian


a droplet of rain slides

down its stem

Joe Sebastian

Monday, March 7, 2022

By Agus Maulana Sunjaya

winter star …

I thought you were

still there

Agus Maulana Sunjaya

By Darrell Petska


so many little worries

weigh me down

Darrell Petska

By Priti Khullar


her diary

will be history

Priti Khullar

By Mona Bedi

just like that

I fold yellow paper

into origami cranes

Mona Bedi

By David Ngo

old town café

kaya toast with half-cooked eggs 

bringing back the taste

of yesterday 

which is gone forever

David Ngo

Saturday, March 5, 2022

By C.X.Turner


I walk in meadows

of another time


By Florin C. Ciobica

more cold

in the world...


Florin C. Ciobica

By Ray Spitzenberger

not able

to pen poems about wars

only prayers

Ray Spitzenberger

Friday, March 4, 2022

By Susan Burch

prison break

my thoughts

escape me

Susan Burch

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

By Maria Cristina Pulvirenti

Spring galaxy

The wonder of other worlds

in my heart

Maria Cristina Pulvirenti

By Mircea Moldovan

snowmen another day without words

Mircea Moldovan

By Zdenka Mlinar


demolition and killing

damn it


in the newborn

Zdenka Mlinar

By Manoj Sharma

winter morning

I avoid eye contact 

with an ex-lover

Manoj Sharma