Cold Moon Journal

Cold Moon Journal
Photo c. Alf B. Meier

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

By John J. Dunphy

smelling of hand lotion the braille book

John J. Dunphy

By Diane Webster

through fog

the honk of geese


Diane Webster

By Elliot Diamond

the brush of snow

empty window frames

to a sky

Elliot Diamond

By Oliver Kleyer

A noise during the

funeral. A bumblebee

also mourns Granny.

Oliver Kleyer

By Oscar Luparia

bare oaks

all their branches

hold up the sky

Oscar Luparia

By Yvona Fast

Empty birch branches

stand bent, gaunt in bitter cold

Sheets of ice clinging.

Yvona Fast

By Gavin Austin

sleeping alone

the length of night

on your pillow

Gavin Austin

By Xiaoou Chen

slowed-down pace

the raindrops no longer

beat on my face

Xiaoou Chen

By Anne Curran

cloud nestles

into mountain curves

afternoon sun

Anne Curran

By Douglas J. Lanzo

sun-warmed branches

grandma’s love

nourishing our tree

Douglas J. Lanzo