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Last night

His presence so luminous

in the depths of the dark

he lures me into his light.

Dazzling, brilliant,

'Look at me,’ he declares.

The pain of staring directly,

a sharp shining shock,

turns my open gaze to the earth for relief.

As a body of water,

I wait for his touch

to hover around my head -

a halo streaming down through the winter chill.

Do our weak cameras ever capture the extraordinary effect of a super blue moon? We can only try ...

Copyright: text cv williams - editing Syam Sudhakar; photos cv williams & Robert Carrick, Millers Point, Sydney.


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