Sunday, August 9, 2020

Like Prince Charming


He hunts innocence,

stalks moonlight

searching for lips

speaking the language

of Neruda stars.


What he doesn’t know

is Luna’s sisters have gone

before him to warn dreamers

to be cautious of charmers

who cloak darkness in the

simile of a wish.

 ©Susie Clevenger 2020


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