The moon tonight is a silver blade
slicing the crop of ripe stars.
[Lorraine Schein is a New York writer. Her work has appeared in VICE Terraform, Strange Horizons, Enchanted Conversation, and Mermaids Monthly,
and in the anthology Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana del Rey & Sylvia Plath. The Futurist’s Mistress, her poetry book, is available from
Mayapple Press: http://www.mayapplepress.com.]