“Moonstruck” by Richard Hughes


Cold shone the moon, with noise

The night went by.

Trees uttered things of woe:

Bent grass dared not grow:


Ah, desperate man with haggard eyes

And hands that fence away the skies,

On rock and briar stumbling,

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Richard Hughes' poem "Moonstruck" was published in Georgian Poetry, 1920-1922. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication, follow the link(s) below: