Thursday, April 16, 2015

Orange Timid Moon

Orange Timid Moon
(Over Copan Ruins)

Over the Copan Sky
    an arch of shadows
Weave their webs
    with low-lights,
As the moon rises
    orange and timid—
As one more night
    passes by…
By the shadows
    of the Maya gods
De antique Copan!...

Note: Poem No: 628. Written while surrounded by Copan’s carved archaeological stonework, and under the Copan Ruin skies, in Honduras, April 22, 2005; revised at the Holiday Inn, on the 26th of April, 2005, San Pedro Sula (Honduras)