Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Friday, October 14, 2022

By Kerry J Heckman


across from buddha


Kerry J Heckman

By Pris Campbell


without birdsong

barred, too

from words of love

as my deafness deepens

Pris Campbell

By Chris Langer

the spotted dragonfly

in turn

spots me

Chris Langer

By Rupa Anand

paddy cut—

he anoints his sickle

with sandalwood paste

Rupa Anand


(veneration of instruments used in harvesting is common in India)

By Agus Maulana Sunjaya


with the starless sky

an old windmill

Agus Maulana Sunjaya



our talk

getting heavier

autumn rain

Agus Maulana Sunjaya

By Simon De Courcey

no footprints –

just the clacking gossip

of grey pebbles

Simon De Courcey

By Patricia Furstenberg

old wooden door

like a pining widow

hugged by sunset

Patricia Furstenberg

By Bonnie J Scherer

haiku poetry — arranged marriage with a happy ending

Bonnie J Scherer



climate change

debated — while the

baked Alaska melts

Bonnie J Scherer

By Gail Brooks


summer heat and fires


for the after-life or

a consequence of neglect?

Gail Brooks

By Susanna Gilbert

Black-Eyed Susans cling

To muddy ditch bank haven.

And wink a goodbye.

Susanna Gilbert

                                           Photo c. Susanna Gilbert