Cajun Mutt Press Featured Writer 03/18/20

Full Moon Fever

causes lovers’ quarrels
from near to far away
and wildness in the soul
that nothing can belay

the tidal waves to roar
riptides growing stronger
makes the bold the bolder
on a magnetic lunar day

with quakes in the trembling earth
as tectonic plates begin their play
with shifting boulders rolling
and mudslides on their way

wakens up the witches
from wherever they may lay
to help bestir their evil
as their potions’ powers grow

calls up the vampire’s spirits
from where they hide from day
inciting their wicked thirst
for human blood to flow

let us try to rest now
tucked back into the bed
while madness rushes about
inside our burning head

©2020 John Goodie All rights reserved.


John Goodie is a recovering programmer/analyst who found an affinity for words and began writing poems and short stories, returning to college for an English Degree and Tesol certificate to teach English to refugees and immigrants of the USA and the children and people of Spain. Now he seeks his master’s degree in English with a concentration in Multicultural and Transnational Literature.

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