Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Sunday, November 12, 2023

By Mike Fainzilber

dancing on a crooked floor

the memory

of crutches

Mike Fainzilber


against all odds

blades of grass

through the pavement

Mike Fainzilber

By Maya Daneva

lemon petals

mom asks if I want to be

this bee

Maya Daneva



in the autumn rain shower

a post-it note

Maya Daneva

By J. D. Nelson

television news—

Christmas tree lights reflected

in the black dog’s eyes

J. D. Nelson


last day of autumn . . .

an abandoned shopping cart

here on the sidewalk

J. D. Nelson

By Susan Lee Roberts

grandma’s shelf—

a dusty pile

of my poems

Susan Lee Roberts



autumn moonwalk

silence engulfs

the couple

Susan Lee Roberts

By Michelle V. Alkerton

each retelling

a subtle shift

of memory

Michelle V. Alkerton

By Meera Rehm

bone moon

icy wind penetrates

into my coat into me

Meera Rehm

By Monica Kakkar

by rain-washed window

asleep in perspiration—

autumn equinox

Monica Kakkar

By Michael Shoemaker


The Road to Beyond

Michael Shoemaker



Tall Grass by the Lake

Michael Shoemaker

By Mary Harwell Sayler

Ocean waves ruffling

skirting the edge of hot sand,

lacing shoes with foam

Mary Harwell Sayler

By Myrna CG Mibus

fireside old-fashioned blue moon hiding in a tree

Myrna CG Mibus

By Marilyn Humbert

silent death

a scorpion’s tail


Marilyn Humbert

By Michael Shoemaker

casting light tackle

high into the wind above

crashing sounds of waves

Michael Shoemaker