you pale vessel,
you shine so
stealing your way
across night's dotted
With pallid face you
as you hang in haughty
above a sea of broken
on, you cratered rock.
Your fleeting life is
but a fading dream;
only a puff of wind.
O moon, take your exit
I want to see the sun.
Copyright © 1994 Ruth
published in the Winter
1994 issue of Poetic
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