Mind Moonbeams

Southern night lies hot, humid, still—
silent but for a whippoorwill
that sings from the branch of an oak,
taking me back to my childhood,
growing up surrounded by woods.
Farther afield, I hear a croak;
see mind moonbeams bounce off a stream.
And I dream, oh, I dream…I dream!
Living in memories evoked.

©2022 July Day

Nove Otto

Image by Giovanni from Pixabay

Dreams

unfurled, dreaming mind
climbs to the stars and beyond
into the unknown

©2022 July Day
on dreams humans ride
a winter rollercoaster
into summer's arms

©2022 July Day

senryu

Image by Andrew Leinster from Pixabay

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