Roget McGough

The Man in the Moon On the edge of the jumping-off place I stood Below me, the lake Beyond that, the dark wood And above, a night-sky that roared. I picked a space between two stars Held out my arms, and soared. * * * The journey lasted not half a minute There is a … Continue reading “Roget McGough”

The Man in the Moon

On the edge of the jumping-off place I stood
Below me, the lake
Beyond that, the dark wood
And above, a night-sky that roared.

I picked a space between two stars
Held out my arms, and soared.

* * *

The journey lasted not half a minute
There is a moon reflected in the lake
You will find me in it.

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