Moonflowers and Luna Moths


The moonflower’s petals unfold

its rich scent embraces the night

inviting voracious insects to sup

face turned upward, a boned vessel.

The luna moth spreads its seafoam wings

adorned with extra eyes

lovely luna lives a week then dies.

end 10/10/2016

S. Darlington

Poetry Prompts Day 10 – OctPoWriMo – prompt: unfolded

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