The Prayer of Night

The folded skirt of night presses
deep and dark
hanging low
upon the monk of wind
circling
slow

His freshly shorn head
glows
with each rounding phase
moonbeams
flicker and float
until he dips
to rest upon his knees
in gentle evening breeze

Heather M. Browne is a faith-based psychotherapist and recently emerged poet, published in Boston Literary Review, Page & Spine, Poetry Quarterly, The Poetry Bus, Red Fez, Deep Water Literary Journal, Penman Review, Electric Windmill, Maelstrom, Mad Swirl, and Dual Coast. Her first chapbook, We Look for Magic and Feed the Hungry has just been published by MCI. She has been married 20 years to her love, has 2 amazing teens, and can be found frolicking in the waves. Follow her: http://www.thehealedheart.net.

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  1. Pingback: Heather M. Browne – three poems – Clear Poetry

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