She . . .s l o w l y
removes her clothing
……(like an onion
……layer by layer)

then

v a n i s h e s

after dropping her petticoat
into the sea.

Scandalised,
the celestials
attempt
to swathe her
in starry gossamer.

But she scurries
(giggling)
across the sky

t r
……a i l
………….i n g

milky thistledown
behind her.


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NaPoWriMo 
Day Seventeen

The Prompt:  Write a poem that is about, or that involves, the moon.