“…you know love when you see it,
you can feel its lunar strength, its brutal pull.

~ Dorianne Laux, Facts About the Moon

We met this week to share poems about the moon. So much has been written about the moon, and it was a joy to talk about our celestial companion.


SPOT Reading List

A list of the poems we read

I’ve added some links where I could to the poems, poets or books if you would like to explore.

Moon Flowers by Carmen Larson

The Moon by Robert Louis Stevenson

Facts About the Moon by Dorianne Laux

Moon in the Window by Dorianne Laux

Neutonian Nocturne by Danusha Laméris
Watch a poetry reading with Danusha from her book Bonfire Opera

She Could Not Make Sense… by R.M Drake

The Moon by Arthur Doyle

Listen to “Mame” by Gerry Lerman

Listen to “Write a Song about the Moon” by Paul Simon

SPOT Write Prompt

Poetry reading & writing prompt for next week

Prompt/Theme: “Solitude”

When we meet again, bring along poems inspired by the theme. There is no obligation to write, but if you feel inspired, you are welcome to bring your poem to share at the next gathering.