June

There are too many
clocks and not enough
time. I will take
and keep this minute
for myself.

This minute
of mercury
this swift
summer night
as sleepless stars
glide through
the sky in
aerial ballet.

 

 

About the Poet:
Joan McNerney’s poetry has been included in numerous literary zines such as Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze, Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Blueline, Missing of the Birds, and included in Bright Hills Press, Kind of A Hurricane Press and Poppy Road Review anthologies. She has been nominated three times for Best of the Net.

 

 

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