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Looking for Clues by Pat Tompkins

an astronomer
studies lunar fragments
a life of signs
like potsherds pieced together
to build a vanished city

Originally published in Spaceports & Spidersilk, c. 2010.

Photo by Rahul from Pexels

Author

  • Pat Tompkins is an editor in northern California. Her shortest poems have appeared in Modern Haiku, Mayfly, Grievous Angel, and other publications.

    Pat Tompkins tap@batnet.com

Pat Tompkins

Pat Tompkins is an editor in northern California. Her shortest poems have appeared in Modern Haiku, Mayfly, Grievous Angel, and other publications.