poetry and prose about place

October moon

with 2 comments




moon escape


above the woods

in sunset’s dying

the moon rose –


and terrifying


caught in the trees

with the night wind’s sighing

drowned in the lake mists –



captured in the yellow

of a barn owl’s eye

escaping on a wild bird’s

flight to the sky


a pool of light

where the hounds are lying

ghosts on the line

where the shirts are drying


a silhouette

for a coyote’s cry



Sunpoke Lake, October 2011

Sunpoke Lake, October 2011


Copyright  2014  Jane Tims


Written by jane tims

October 29, 2014 at 7:22 am

Posted in off-planet

Tagged with , , , , ,

2 Responses

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. Beautiful, Jane, and perfect for the season. 🙂



    October 30, 2014 at 7:59 am

I'd love to hear what you think...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: