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November 2019
 
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Passenger Moon

by Meg Smith


Some glory pales,
faceless
through winter trees —
like a deer, a flame leaping
in the arc of its own night.
This dream
cannot keep me
from waking
in the cold, copper 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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