Tag Archives: Moon

Even the Supermoon Eclipses

It was hard to peel my eyes off of the moon last night from its first emergence to its eclipse and back. What is it about the moon that transfixes us? The next total lunar eclipse won’t be until 2021 … Continue reading

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Christmas Moon

The full moon last night was better than sleep. This poem ran through my mind as Christmas eve eased into Christmas morning.  Merry Christmas too all! Christmas Eve Moon An oculus, high and bright, pouring Christmas light onto earth. Stars … Continue reading

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Just Moon and I

A fun little ditty written in my head on my ride home from work last night. See if you can catch the song reference at the beginning. Enjoy the poem. Just moon and I Just moon and I sharing the … Continue reading

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Orion sitting on the horizon

Orion sitting on the horizon Orion sitting on the horizon Has the wide world gone cockeyed? Where is the moostache moon? Winking at the does feasting in the soybeans. Orion you dance atop the trees So much to be happy … Continue reading

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Hope for snow

Hope for snow The high full moon small and tight in the puckered snowless sky. Winter is slow coming this year cracking only for a bit of Christmas snow. Hope for a December lion, a fresh, fierce tempest to burst … Continue reading

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Dog days of summer

Dog days of summer When the dust billows and lingers above the gravel road, when the lawn goes brown and the pond goes green, when the heavy apples fall and the combines slowly chew through the fields, it’s the dog … Continue reading

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Moon lessons

Moon lessons Nodding moon winking at me through cloud holes like downcast eyes at a funeral, eye lashes wet with longing in the dark of forgotten day hope is the guiding star watching over the sagging moon, watching over my … Continue reading

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