New Moon

by Alyce

impatient for daylight
she lays, quietly

the cup of life
unsweetened, almost full

motherwit, common and
even bought sense
are no consolation prize

yet the aftertaste of a love
savored in the season of
her full moon

with the promise
to see her through
till morning.....

New Moon by Alyce

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