Bio Note: I'm a retired English Professor spending my time writing, taking the occasional photograph, trying to follow the Dharma. In 2020, I had two full-length poetry collections published: Time is Not a River and Morning Calm (both available on Amazon).
Sheep on the Moon
Just last night I stood in the backyard, wondering about the sheep grazing on the mountains of the moon, the ones Neil Armstrong claimed he had seen the time his camera jammed – no one believed him then, but I think he knew what he had seen: a flock of muzzles aimed at earth, mathematical equations as sharp as the return home, and life on earth six times heavier than walking on the moon.
Originally published in Harbinger Asylum, 2018.
©2021 Michael Minassian
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