Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

By Chen-ou Liu

moonlit river ...

this incessant flow

of thoughts

Chen-ou Liu

By Tony Williams

telling the tomcat

he’s pretty

because he is

Tony Williams

By Shane Coppage

middle age

a shadow appears

between the elms

Shane Coppage

By Ellen Kom

November dusk

turning the clocks back

antidepressant sales rise

Ellen Kom

By Nicola Schaum

Little bee

On my bonnet

Along for the ride

Nicola Schaum

By Chittaluri Satyanarayana

hills —

my rising


Chittaluri Satyanarayana

By Susan Burch

putting a crown

on my memoji —

long live the queen

Susan Burch

By Stephanie Zepherelli

dog-eared pages

lessons i’ve learned

gathering dust

Stephanie Zepherelli

By Tuyet Van Do

work party

a colleague arrives

wearing an elf costume

Tuyet Van Do

By Noah Berlatsky

Richard Wright’s asleep.

In his eyes the cold rain drips.

Five, seven, and five.

Noah Berlatsky