Sun Kissed Days

Sun Kissed Days

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Blushing Moon



The lizard tells me tales
about the dragonfly
while it chases shadows
under the palm trees.
The worms are crawling 
in the mud
whispering about last night.
We gazed at the sky
and we watched
 the lunar eclipse mesmerized.
Holding the lens
capturing the
 blood moon blushing.
The color vibrant,
and our hearts open.
There is a silent truth
in moments like these.
I watch you immersed
 in wonder
and the stillness 
and magic
of it all
 saturates my being
with gratitude 
and celebration. 



My son Daniel and I set our alarm clock to 3:15 A.M and we watched
with wonder the blushing moon. Sweet moments of life. 

47 comments:

  1. there is a silent truth...and so cool to see that wonder in their faces...it was overcast and rainy here...i did go out to see if i could find a hole to peek through at the moon...but no....smiles...very cool opening lines to this as well...

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    1. Thank you, Brian. Sorry you didn't get to see it.

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  2. I don't there's anything more beautiful than that. :)

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  3. I watched a bit of the eclipse last night too. Beautiful. Nice that you could share the experience with your son.

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  4. oh this is so beautiful...and so cool on getting up so early to watch it...i bet he will never forget this.. you both won't ...smiles

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    1. It's one of those moments :) thank you, Claudia .

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  5. Felt a chill. And a longing for those moments gone by. So much to cherish.

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  6. I am sure your son enjoyed it. So thrilling to see such a rare occurrence!

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  7. Couldn't see it last night, overcast in the NW climes. Blood Moon moments with your boy; incredible.

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  8. I wish I could have seen it...too cloudy where I am. Such a wonderful experience to share with your son.

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    1. Sorry you didn't get to see it :(

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  9. I could not sleep--went for VERY early scooter ride. Unexpected sight was AWESOME, I tell you. My jaw dropped, I pulled to roadside, and just realized how wonderful it all is, the countless spheres threading themselves eon after eon through the firmament...

    Ayala, you both were blessed to witness, and so was I..After reading about this, it was the first of FOUR, each six months after the other. How truly mind-boggling!

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    1. It is very cool. Thank you, Steve.

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  10. I could not sleep--went for VERY early scooter ride. Unexpected sight was AWESOME, I tell you. My jaw dropped, I pulled to roadside, and just realized how wonderful it all is, countless spheres threading themselves eon after eon through the firmament...YOU know what I mean

    Ayala, you both were blessed to witness, and so was I..After reading about this, it was the first of FOUR, each six months after the other. How truly mind-boggling!

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  11. Clouds blocked my path. A moment he won't forget I'm sure

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  12. oh you got to see it. unfortunately not visible to us on the eastern hemisphere.

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  13. I missed it.
    Love this poem.
    That is a memory to treasure, seeing that beautiful moon with your son.

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  14. What a vibrant description ... loved it :-)

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  15. cool pen. lucky for me it was only 12:15... ~

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  16. I didn't get to view it here as the weather was not cooperative
    we had heavy clouds. I wish I could have viewed it as it is said
    to be a magical moon.

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  17. What a way to bond with your son, Ayala. So glad you were able to memorialize your experience in this poem.

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    1. Thank you, Rudri. We will both remember this little adventure.

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  18. How wonderful to do that, Ayala. I especially like:

    The color vibrant,
    and our hearts open.
    There is a silent truth
    in moments like these.

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  19. What a wonderful time with your son. And there is a special place in your heart for these moments--

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  20. I know when I come here--and I'm sorry I've not been as I've been horribly busy--I know I will always find such a wonderful attitude of sweetness and gratitude. Thanks, Ayala. k.

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    1. So sweet of you to say. Thank you, Karin.

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  21. Beautiful. And beautiful moments to share. My daughter and I stayed up until 3 checking the cloudy skies. We never saw the eclipse, but we had some giggles anyway. Late hours will do that to you. :)

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    1. Sorry you didn't see it but happy you enjoyed the giggles. :)

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  22. I saw it too, here in the California desert, but couldn't get a good photo. You've written it beautifully.

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  23. Sweet indeed...you capture the magic well.

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