Under a red-splattered moon
in autumn there are embers
snuffed out. 
An old sky hangs.

Geese are noisy in motion,
a fuss before winter.
On this year’s last leg,
silver daybreak splinters frost.

 

Charles Clifford Brooks III: has been published in The Dead Mule, Eclectica, Gloom Cupboard, Cerebration, Underground Voices, Alba, Deep South, Zygote in My Coffee, Prick of the Spindle, Conversations, Unlikely 2.0, and The Cartier Street Review.  He is currently Poetry Editor for Literary Magic Magazine.  His poetry has been featured on the Joe Milford Poetry Show.  Charles Clifford believes every artist should join the Guerilla Poetics Project.  His first book of poetry, Whirling Metaphysics, will be published by Leaf Garden Press in 2010.  

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