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Romantic Couple in Paradise Landscape

lunar effects

lunar luminescence wraps
surrounding
such a thing unnoticed
such a thing untouched

lunar drama draws
shaking
kiss soft as wind
kiss flimsy as fragrance

lunar tide pulls
dizzying
part of any season
part of a motif

lunar mask hides
laughing
feasible rejection
feasible betrayal


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Written for:

Jingle Poetry
Short Story Slam Week 21 (March 14-25)

The challenge was to write a short story or a poem in exactly 55 words.

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Four Tiptoe Senryu


Alan Bean's "Tiptoeing on the Ocean of Storms" (acrylic on masonite)

Four Tiptoe Senryu

who dared to tiptoe
on the rugged lunar plains
as we gaped in awe

when you have migranes
count twenty tiptoing sheep
pounding ceases

all is so quiet
tiptoe when the sun begins
sleeping roommates

singing the blues
tiptoing though their stories
i live their passion

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Written for:

Prompt #103 “tiptoe”

Sonnet XXIV


Rare Green Flash From the Moon

Sonnet XXIV

Light from the moon hits Earth’s dense atmosphere
in the low opaque areas that are wet.
Then the apparent lunar photosphere
emits green light as Luna starts to set.
The grey moon seems orange in the dark sky,
then a rare flash appears out of nowhere,
as a giant prism paints verdant die
and a blazing mirage seems to hang there.
Lunar soil releases ionic
streams as it is hit by the solar winds.
Then it wears a crown that seems demonic
’til the moon in the sky sets and rescinds.
The air helps bend light into frequencies
like weaving bright threads of embroideries.

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I just found out about this phenomenon today on the New Scientist page . Then I wrote this sonnet.

Digg Newsrooms also has some interesting comments.

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Prompt 217: Verdant