On Tigaki Beach

My muse
Adorned in black tresses
He joins the choirs of evening*
Crickets in song

Moon crescent
Stars twinkling permanent sparkles
The skies a Turkish flag
Our love
A shared moment with antiquity

© B.Michael Hunter 1994

*B.Michael’s lover was a robust snorer.
Curator’s note: Tigaki is a town on the northern coast of the island of Kos, Greece.

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