“…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.
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
Poetry reading & writing prompt for next week
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.