Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Monday, January 1, 2024

By j rap

in the pause

between motorcycle gears

this tiny thought

j rap

By James Penha


burn tropical jungles—

there will be smoke


from ashes

oil palm plantations—

there will be fat


where orangutans

and gibbons live—

there will be none

James Penha

By Jennifer Gurney

waking to the light

through the crack under the door—

you are here

Jennifer Gurney

By Joseph P. Wechselberger

60th reunion

two with walkers

doing The Twist

Joseph P. Wechselberger

By JL Huffman

wood stove smoke

rises from the hollars

mountain man morn

JL Huffman



last bright ember

buried in charcoal clouds

winter solstice

JL Huffman

By Jake Williams

The Kestrel's wing

Caught late afternoon light

Above distant fells

Jake Williams

By John J. Dunphy

the event organizer's purse a mess

John J. Dunphy

By Jerome Berglund

orchestra swells



Jerome Berglund

By J. D. Nelson

thin clouds race in front

of the year’s final full moon

fast rabbit dashes

J. D. Nelson

By Jovana Dragojlovic

storm outside

drawing hearts

on the window

Jovana Dragojlovic