Once in a Blue Moon by Chinedu Jonathan Ichu

The moon’s milk has always seemed white
With a little discoloring,
tucked right inside
the sky is blue, I know
maybe they mistook,
the moon milk to be sky
but there is more sky than moon milk?
Except during night fall
When it’s true color simply vanishes
Like the day
That sets it free.

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Jeremiah Walton

Oi ! I’m Jeremiah Walton. For the past ~3 years I’ve been bopping around the U.S. between hitchhiking + rubber tramping, running traveling bookstore Books & Shovels + indie publisher Nostrovia! Press. My focus is in-person distribution at open mics + features + busking. Word of mouth is a fulfilling & feels to be a more intimate promotional process. I’ve featured at the NYC Poetry Festival + San Francisco Lit Crawl + Snoetry Cleveland + Beast Crawl Oakland + This Lil Lit Fest + street corners across the country. There’s a handful of my books floating around the country, but most recently is “From Here Til Utopia” (Ghost City Press). Raccoons + coyotes are my companions. Hope you dig the poems, much love, thank you❤

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