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May 2019
 
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The moon is gone

by Meg Smith


I gave my dance
to its orbit,
the shadow across
its face.
I gave it a name.
I heard you,
from the silence.
You turned
and I turned.
I will keep
the light.


2019 Meg Smith

Meg Smith is a poet, writer, journalist, dancer and events producer living in Lowell, Mass. Her poems have appeared in The Cafe Review, Pudding, Poetry Bay, The Horror Zine, Silver Blade, Raven Cage, The Blue Hour Anthology, and many more. Her most recent poetry books, This Scarlet Dancing and Dear Deepest Ghost, are available on Amazon. She welcomes visits to megsmithwriter.net.

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