Message by Mary Christine Kane

Last night I called you. Moon sharp,
I said, like an important message. Look up.
The sky has opened its story
and shined its shy star.
It’s a pearl plucked from the deep.
Look up before she hides
before we forget the oyster,
that we are surrounded by sea.

moonlight on night sea with large rock
Sicily Sea, Italy by Wall Boat ( CC license.

Mary Christine Kane
Mary Christine Kane works in healthcare marketing and lives in Minneapolis, Minn. She holds an MFA from Hamline University. Mary’s poetry and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including Bluestem; Mutabilis Press; Plainsongs Magazine; The Buffalo Anthology, Right Here, Right Now; and others. Her poetry chapbook, Between the stars where you are lost, was published in 2019. Mary can be found online at

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