Drinking from the Cup

by Deborah P. Kolodji

Faint lights
of spring's white lies
as the blue figs ripen.
We sit under the canopy
of night
ageless in darkness, lips moving
with lovers' excuses;
truth's gold goblet
tossed out.

Copyright © 2003, Deborah P. Kolodji
Crater, the Cup

Crater, the Cup
by Johannes Hevelius

Deborah P. Kolodji is the divorced mother of three who works in information technology to fund her poetry obsessions. She is a member of the Science Fiction Poetry Association, the California State Poetry Society, and the Haiku Society of America. Her work has appeared in numerous places both on and off the web. She is the editor and co-founder of Amaze: The Cinquain Journal.

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