Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Thursday, December 21, 2023

By Mike Fainzilber

an egret’s call

her lost son’s name

above the silent trees

Mike Fainzilber

By Mark Forrester

one bird’s egg

in another’s nest

false spring

Mark Forrester


within my dream

another dream


Mark Forrester

By Mark Gilbert

rhyming trees with peace

snipping frosted tips

of rosemary and thyme

Mark Gilbert



December solstice—

watching the snowscene settle

on the mantelpiece

Mark Gilbert