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The moon and the street light

Bone white Moon climbs high over rooftops
ancient scars pockmark her face
scudding clouds drape mystery around
her astronomical mass

Here on my sleep-silent street
halogen is queen, blue-white brilliance
tempered by garden trees that
stroke and wrap their cones of light

The moon sees nothing of this

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Wet street at midnight

Streetlights reflect brightly
in gutterside puddles

stars peek out from between
moonsilvered clouds

the Moon himself
loiters on high

parked cars gleam wetly
drip softly

as do dying leaves
on each street tree

what is the colour
of a wet street at midnight?

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