Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 10/11/19

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A Blue Moon Shines For You

There is heartache
and cognac for your
heartache. A blue moon
shines on you.

Keep your heart still.
The light is vast. It
is a solution
for your heartache if
the light is vast enough.

A weak heart stands no
chance. If you didn’t
know it, you will soon.

Behind the blue moon
there is a star.
It never shines.
It is dead and hides
behind the moon.

It never shines.
It eyes the moon.
It has a broken heart.
The star is black.
The star is dead.

It desires what
the blue moon has.
It is after what
the blue moon could provide.

It wants life.
It wants to live.
It wants to be born again.

©Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal all rights reserved

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Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal, born in Mexico, lives in Southern California, and works in the mental health field in Los Angeles. His first book of poems, Raw Materials, was published by Pygmy Forest Press. His other poetry books, broadsides, and chapbooks, have been published by Alternating Current Press, Deadbeat Press, Kendra Steiner Editions, New American Imagist, New Polish Beat, Poet’s Democracy, and Ten Pages Press (e-book).

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