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The Ray Crater

by Meg Smith


White-whisp streaks
mark the night's holy face.
Witnessed by robe-shadowed
monks in evensong,
and named for a saint
who saw a universe
without end,
Footsteps will follow;
pilgrims on the bright trail.


© 2022 Meg Smith

Meg Smith is a poet, writer, journalist, dancer and events producer living in Lowell, Mass. Her poems have appeared in The Cafe Review, Pudding, Poetry Bay,The Horror Zine, Silver Blade, Raven Cage, The Blue Hour Anthology, and many more.

Her short fiction collection The Plague Confessor is available at her online store! megsmithwriter.com

Her most recent poetry books, Pretty Green Thorns, Night's Island, This Scarlet Dancing and Dear Deepest Ghost, are available on Amazon.

Find more by Meg Smith in the Author Index.

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