Moonlight
by Michael Keshigian


It enjoys the placid lake
devoid of activity
at the black hour of midnight,
the surface illuminated
like a lightening bolt
parting a starless sky,
the startled eyes
of aquatic dwellers
staring upward from the silt
as if seeing the path to heaven
for the first time.






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