Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Thursday, September 1, 2022

By Steve Bahr

beach walking

weight of the ages

in rock-filled pockets

Steve Bahr

By Tuyet Van Do

post covid

he returns to work


Tuyet Van Do

By Bakhtiyar Amini

unexpected news

father leans against

the wall

Bakhtiyar Amini

By Daipayan Nair

funeral march—


fills the street

Daipayan Nair


morning glory—

she smiles until

she doesn't

Daipayan Nair

By Linda Ludwig

old family album

I breathe deep —

the memories

Linda Ludwig

By Mircea Moldovan

summer dream a beast eats my thoughts

Mircea Moldovan

By David He

cool breeze

on this autumn night

I listen

to the warm whispers

of a love story

David He


the fresh smell

of newspaper...

my parents

sip their coffee

without any words

David He

By Joanna Ashwell


a trace of moon

in my glass

Joanna Ashwell




breath held

in forest stars

Joanna Ashwell




between seasons

words becoming


Joanna Ashwell

By Jerome Berglund

tell me how you see the world ink blot queries

Jerome Berglund


doodlebugging soldier of fortune

Jerome Berglund

By Stephen Jarrell Williams


bat flying zig-zags

eating mosquitoes

Stephen Jarrell Williams



desert nomad

night dancing under the moon

humming old songs

Stephen Jarrell Williams