FALL 2011

Susan H. Maurer


Night has its uses
though everything is black or white
in natural light.
The crimson petal sleeps
and then the white.

You’ll travel back 5,000 years,
you’ll sleep so deep
and never be the same.

The children’s moon is on the loose.
Beware the undertoad
and shun the prince
whose kiss releases you to sleep.


Susan Maurer has been published in 16 countries. Her PERFECT DARK was published by Sweden's ungovernable press.



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