poetry by j matthew waters

the quiet earth

the ocean pulls back
& the moon
unattended smoldering
slowly advancing

call it a slow burn
if you will
call it a cleansing
a purging
fire on the water
strangely inviting

the earth has never
been this quiet
the airwaves nearly vacant
except for what
the stars
& the quasars giveth

june two thousand twenty-one
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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5 thoughts on “the quiet earth

  1. Beautiful John!!

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