Saturday, November 12, 2016

Super Moon in Gloaming



A big-moon sky has set the hills afire.  My window pane shades the world a slightly-gray panoramic view.  I watch a black-tree horizon grow long; the many-fingered branches of dogwood and dusty milkweed glisten against early dew.

My red-black glass of wine is but a planet all its own.  Shiny and bulbous as an unclaimed Pluto.  I place its nectar to my lips and taste the stars.

Harvest moon dips low
Earth spins her blue-gray gloaming
a slow shadow dance.


Inspired by a poetry prompt at dVerse.

9 comments:

  1. Your glass of wine tastes like the stars...I so love that. And the grey of your world under the moonlight...wonderful haibun. The one time a monochrome world is amazing.

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  2. Very nice. I really like the second stanza describing wine as an unclaimed planet like Pluto.

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  3. I do love the two parts juxtaposed against each other. The glass of wine especially a luminous bulb by itself.

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  4. Stars, planets, moon...all hung in perfect balance! Lovely shading of colors in your haibun.

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  5. Taste the stars, glass of wine and harvest moon dipping low are my favorite images. Superb haibun Stacy ~

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  6. I've really
    enjoyed the
    bright white
    size of the closest
    super moon in 48 years
    but what
    i find
    is missing
    is the red of color
    of
    blood
    that sings struggle..
    ha..
    like
    that's
    missing anyWay..
    i'll go back
    to bright
    moon
    for now
    away from that too..;)

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  7. I love how concise this is, every word a morsel of scrumptious imagery. So glad you joined in. Always look forward to your work.

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