Richard Pierce

Richard Pierce – author, poet, painter

Browsing Tag: Moon


Moon Rise

One of the most magical things I have ever experienced happened on two successive nights in Agios Nikolaos – we saw the moon rise from behind the mountains across the… Continue Reading



end-of-summer webs woven against the walland the cloud an ovaryacross the moonswaysthe evening stillcoolbreath standingin the vacuum life as slow as lifeand faster than lightthe cosmoswe are the cosmos we… Continue Reading



The moon, A half of what it was,Glowers,Ashamed,A-hidden,Behind the tops of roofs,Of trees,In silence. Night closes Around what shines,A narrow coneOf uncounted light,Just an echo Of the sun,An unrehearsed refrain…. Continue Reading