Moonlight Lover

Photo by Alexis Antonio on Unsplash

The moon slipped into
her attic room
like a guilty lover
uncertain of his welcome.

Half-retreating
silver-skinned
gentle to the touch.

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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.