Peculiar Moon

.
The peculiar moon is bending,
offering its cup,
but this is not a genuflection

I’m thirsty, yes, and looking up
but why should it bow to me?

Though all hope of the art is dead
in nights of lead it does its alchemy
changing sun to platinum,
giving half the earth a moon

…………………..
Jim Culleny; 1981

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