article by Naomi Ruth Lowinsky
The moon and then
The night is now
goes; I am
in bed alone
When the Moon Casts a Woman Off
The muse is erotic. This is well known to the men who adore her. For me, her erotic nature can show up unexpectedly, as it did in India, or as it did during that powerful transition in a woman’s life—menopause.
When the moon has cast a woman off, and she is running hot and cold in a confusion of purposes, body and soul fighting over t