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By: Hugo DeSarro

grassLong, thin blades with supple knees,

Slender waists that bow and weave

With a fairy dancer’s ease

To the rhythm of the breeze.

When the day yields to the night

Green coats fade to ashly white.

Countless ears strain for the plight

Of moonsight falling from the height.

Hugo DesarroHugo DeSarro is a writer, poet, and playwright and has published poems, stories, and essays in a wide variety of publications throughout the world including Snowy Egret, Christian Science Monitor, Black Bear Review, Pulsar (UK), Poesy, Fairfield Review, Colorado Review, The Oklahoma Review, Calliope, Poetry Depth Quarterly, and Eureka Literary Magazine. He also writes a weekly column for The Rivereast newspaper in CT. Along with his writing, he has worked as an adjunct instructor in English and Literature at the University of Hartford, and has remained active in the local community, giving poetry classes and readings in various CT schools, libraries, senior centers, rehab centers, and rest homes. He has received numerous honors for his writing such as the Certificate of Achievement from the National Humane Society, First Prize in the Greyhound Bus National Essay Contest, 2005 Best Poetry Submission from The Oklahoma Review, and multiple awards from the annual Altrusa International of Central Connecticut Poetry Competition. He was recently named Poet Laureate for East Hampton, CT. He can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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