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July 2021
 
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A Moon of Rudiment

by Meg Smith


Dithering around the belt of Jupiter,
what crumbles like so much chalk —
clinging to this, its planet
that rolls blind,
with only us, on Earth,
for eyes.


2021 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, Pretty Green Thorns, Night's Island, This Scarlet Dancing and Dear Deepest Ghost, are available on Amazon. She welcomes visits to megsmithwriter.com.

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