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Hail the Harvest Moon…

September 9, 2014

_DSC7041Moonlight through high branches.

All poets say there is more to it,

than moonlight through high branches.

     But me, what do I “know” about moonlight?

     Sometimes I’m under those branches, calling a lost cat,

     or, in the house across the road, scribbling.

     The moon shines, that’s moonlight for you.

     And my neighbour is out in his car again, gunning the motor.

Eirin Moure


I hope most of you got out tonight to see the harvest moon. Due to its orbit it is to be 14% larger and 30% brighter than usual. Here in Halifax it started out magnificently, but has since slipped behind the clouds (hence the old photo).

May you have more luck.


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