“But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.”
~ Vincent van Gogh

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Eclipse

Gold moon
low and bright,
with the curved shadow
halfway across.

We didn’t wait
out in the cold.

It was so quick,
when we looked again
the moon was bright white
high and full.

Today the first image
still floats in my mind.


But this is about paying attention for (only) a moment. Not quite the same as capturing the moment. That's all right; I am practising during December. By January, I'll be doing better. I like the desctription od small stones at inkseeds — and the examples there — and shall try for that rather than what I've been doing.  Meanwhile this poem can stay here now it's up, but I know it doesn't really belong so I'm also posting it at my main poetry blog.

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