Friday the 13th

The Writer, Vernon Wade

Vernon Wade is a poet, author and freelancer. He has been published in The Gorge Literary Journal, Dualsport Rider Magazine, Hack’d Magazine, The Sidecarist, ROB Magazine and The Hood River News.

The world fills him with wonder.  When he looks at the sky he is lifted into flights of fancy, when he stares at the earth he is drawn beneath its surface. He is delighted to find the macrocosm and the microcosm equally mesmerizing.

Clouds hide the full moon, soaking up the light like a sponge

In the corner, in the darkness, behind a low wall

Two black cats fight, tooth and nail

I cannot see them to throw a rock

My shouts add to the clamor of their screeching

In the early hours of this country morning

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