Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Friday, November 4, 2022

By Tiffany Shaw-Diaz


all i want

is to be soft

Tiffany Shaw-Diaz



when i close my eyes all the stars

Tiffany Shaw-Diaz

By Mona Bedi

road journey

the shadow of a cloud

travels with me

Mona Bedi



worn out—

the comfort

of old clothes

Mona Bedi

By Sean O’Connor

first cold snap

all the graves quilted

with autumn leaves

Sean O’Connor

By Barrie Levine

summer’s end . . .

what the tree knows

before the leaves

Barrie Levine


well-traveled moon


in the language of silence

Barrie Levine

By Jay Friedenberg

dog park

an old squeaky toy

buried in leaves

Jay Friedenberg

By B.L. Bruce

slow burn

of sunrise


B.L. Bruce



cricket song

at dawn

new moon

B.L. Bruce

By Lucia Cardillo

roasted chestnuts ...

the forgotten warmth

of her hands

Lucia Cardillo

By petro c.k.

in the woods

somewhere else

a tree falls quietly

petro c.k.



creaking wood floors

a reminder that

I'm not alone

petro c.k.

By M. R. Pelletier


none volunteers

for what comes after

M. R. Pelletier

By John J. Dunphy

baby boomer activist

now organizing protests

in her nursing home

John J. Dunphy



yard sale Bible

a bird's nest drawn on

its family tree

John J. Dunphy

By Mirela Brăilean


the battlefield

full of crows

Mirela Brăilean