#FWF Free Write Friday: Blood Moon

free-write-friday-kellie-elmoreAnother opportunity to hone my free writing chops courtesy of Kellie Elmore’s Free Write Friday, this week ably hosted by Mark Schutter.

Here’s the prompt:

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Photo Credit: VegaStar Carpentier Website – http://www.space.com/18307-blood-red-hunters-moon-photo.html

VegaStar Carpentier captured this image of a Hunter’s Moon from Paris, France on Oct. 30, 2012 using a Canon EOS 1000D. October’s Full Moon is called the “Hunter’s Moon” or “Blood Moon”. It is the first Full Moon after the Harvest Moon (the Full Moon nearest the Autumnal equinox) and it gets its name from hunters who tracked and killed their prey by autumn moonlight, stockpiling food for the winter ahead and marked hunting season in North America.

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Blood Moon

How long you have lurked

in the forests of my psyche.

Stalking.

Eluding my every effort

To resolve once and for all

Our entanglement.

A game of cat and

Mouse. You after me; me

After you. Under a

Blood moon.

Shadows cross

The path; obscure the view.

Be there, if you must,

But away, far away,

As I stockpile the best

Of me for use

On a future day.

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Thanks for visiting …

Dorothy

©Dorothy Chiotti, Aimwell CreativeWorks 2013