MOON and its dark star of calamity.
MOON like moths: twilight- and night- flying white moths.
MOON with half-suicidal/half-sexual affect.
Unimpressed, Islamic nations won’t standardize a lunar calendar.
Should we bother to name it soon? A Copernican principle insists
there is nothing at all special about Earth’s little corner of universe—
moon stars sunshine everything else…
Yet in our orbit, Neil Armstrong claims he heard the Adhan—the call
to prayer—thus converting. First man bowing from Moon toward Mecca.
Did he think to recheck his horoscope? Astrology is anthropocentric:
So, constellations appear entirely different anywhere other than Earth
—Pick any moon; Planet that is a diamond; Planet of inaudible hum.
Tethered to this planet of escalating nonsense, I prefer homemade prophecy:
I browse Bibles, pushing pins in random verses, turning scripture into policy.
Call it insurance against a god who seems to be “seeing how things go.”
Personally, I choose to believe I hold death in my pouch—I can not die.