Coming Back

Coming Back

The stars spark
The new moon’s bitten
Old dogs bark
Near where my heart’s hidden

The moon’s topped the hill
Your truck’s in the lot
I lack the will
To test this new start

You’re free to love
What I would forget
The coy moon above
Sends false regrets

I shrink to nothing
Looking at you
Explode into shouting
When the moon flies to view

What must be forgotten
May not be forgiven
What’s most misbegotten
Was driving out heaven

The lot’s emptied out
The moon starts to wane
My life’s gone about
Your turn, again