NEW MOON NEW I am new moon new waiting to wax into existence to become the burgled flare of sun—the innocent thief the journey to light is through its dying to start—blank slate— to know nothing an emptiness to be filled and the contents stirred with sparks cast by stars and sun and darkness thrown like wedding rice from hidden holes what will grow there in that fertile field where moonlight will sing to the infant grain and weeds
Terry Jude Miller is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet from Houston. He received the 2018 Catherine Case Lubbe Manuscript Prize for his book, The Drawn Cat’s Dream. His work has been published in the Southern Poetry Anthology, The Lily Poetry Review, The Comstock Review and in scores of other publications. He serves as 1st Vice Chancellor for the National Federation of States Poetry Societies.
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