Sunday, December 11, 2011

Eclipsed



 Eclipsed

At first, the moon
was a dazzling white.
Then earth began
to cast its shadow.
Blackness edged
over the top.
It obscured just a piece
and then it stopped.
What remained visible
had a golden glow.
Changed by the darkness
but still beautiful.


10 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Visiting from TALU today!

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    1. Thanks, Joell, and thanks for stopping by from TALU!

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    1. Thanks, Debbie, and thanks for hosting TALU

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  3. Hauntingly beautiful, Michelle. So glad you shared it! Thanks for linking up with the TALU...

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    1. Thanks, Anne. I'm really enjoying TALU! Thanks again for hosting!

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  4. November has had it's share of eclipses. I think the next one is tomorrow if I'm not mistaken. Love an excuse to visit your poetry and look up at the evening sky! TALU-ho!

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    1. Thanks, Lara. I'll be trying to see what I can see tomorrow! TALU-ho to you!

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  5. Very timely since there is a lunar eclipse to take place tomorrow night. Sadly, we won't be able to see it here. I think we recently had a solar eclipse as well, but I apparently missed it somehow. I still remember the first solar eclipse I was aware of as a kid. It took place while we were out at recess, and the school had us in a panic over it, telling us not to look into it, etc. We all thought we would burst into flames or something. :)

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    1. Yeah, I haven't done anything with solar eclipses, Chris. thanks for stopping by from TALU.

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