Memoir National Poetry Month Nature Poetry Writing

May’s Full Moon

She woke me at 2

bright and talkative

said Look Here

then shined a light

on things I could not yet see

and when I inquired,

she whispered something

about long dreams

and deep sleep,

but I could only wonder

at the odd and gentle


of her smile.

Photo by Ron Lach. Poem ©2023, Jen Payne. If you like this poem, you can read similar in my books and zines, available from Three Chairs Publishing on my ETSY SHOP. They come autographed, with gratitude and a small gift.

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