What ritual words should I offer to the absent moon’s shadow? A love potion that merges opposite energies into absolute stillness? A howl that resets the journey and flushes away the dark tides with glittering waves of stars?
fills to overflowing
A quadrille about the new moon for dVerse , hosted by Mish, and Frank Tassone’s #Haikai Challenge.
The black moon (the second new moon of the month) this week was obviously on the Oracle’s mind.
sailing the language of shadow
on stormships that shine
like enchanted mist
through dark diamond skys
who speaks in the thousand tongues
of the black moon?
When I went to photograph the painting this morning, the darkness of the image made it hard to get a well-focused picture, especially, interestingly, when I tried a white background. Light obviously has its own agenda, best to just play along.