Cloudy Night

May 19
2016
BY CHRISTINA SNG, SINGAPORE

CloudyNight 800

summer's end
a new constellation
of freckles

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cloudy night
the stars
sneak past

*

slash of cold
against my cheeks
dead stars twinkle

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Acknowledgements:

"summer's end", Akitsu Quarterly, March 2016
"cloudy night", A Hundred Gourds, March 2016
"slash of cold", Sharpening the Green Pencil, March 2016

Image: Mount Wilson Observatory in clouds. Photo by Dave Jurasevich

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