“Moderate”?

Moderate“?
Phfft… What?
Medium?
Measured?
Mild and fair?
Temperate?
Modest?
Adequate?
Ok?
Even?
Within Reason?

Where?

So-so
Easy
No great shakes
Bog-standard
Average
Second-rate
Middling (to diddly squat)
Insipid
Mediocre
Uninspired
Sober
Meh…
Commonplace
Controlled (for hire)
Bargain-basement
Regulated
Decent (liar)

There?

an aeon space

Out of sync:
spectral thinkings
an aeon space
beyond this yesterday speak.
Haunting that crowded place;
moving as faint imprints on cathedral veils –
all pale relief, as light, forsaking heat.