Saturday, January 4, 2020
Poetry: Caught Between the Hours
Caught Between the Hours
Have you looked up
at the stars lately?
Have you watched the Moon bow
or gulp light from her holy grail?
Have you howled at her?
The sky mother. Oozing
through the gate, a vaporous,
sweet olive black night
in the distance, a coyote yelping
George Cassidy Payne is an independent writer, domestic violence counselor, and adjunct instructor in the humanities at Finger Lakes Community College. View all posts by →
George's blogs, essays, letters, poems, and photographs have been published in a wide variety of national and international outlets such as USA Today, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, The Buffalo News, Albany Times-Union, Syracuse Post Standard, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, The Toronto Star, The Minority Reporter, Chronogram Journal, Ovi Magazine, CounterPunch, Moria Poetry Journal, Ampersand Literary Review, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, and more.
George's first book of poetry, A Time Before Teachers, is available at Amazon.com.
Really nice, George!
Coyotes have a good reason to howl; they’re being killed indiscriminately en masse in “killing contests” all over NY State. Foxes, too.
Thank you, Ethan. I appreciate you reading and for your advocacy.