Star and Moon Language


I hear the star and moon language,
especially when I am not listening.
My sleep will sometimes bring me
an ecstasy, but some nights

become like a dark rough sea.
It’s when real death and pretend
death look the same–when all
I think of as myself is missing–

that I begin to hear the unknown
stories. They sound ordinary but
have no immediate light. Then
I awake, refueled with dreams.

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6 Responses to Star and Moon Language

  1. smilecalm says:

    makes me happy;
    the rebirth
    & hearing
    of stars đŸ™‚

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Beautiful. Last thing to read before sleep…


  3. Another poem that I am reading over and over… And each time after, I awake refueled with dreams!


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