Thursday, September 11, 2008

Skywatch Friday: The Moon is a Pearl

Like the inside of an oyster shell
The dark skies open
Revealing the slippery flesh
Of parting clouds
Revealing the pearl
The glowing orb
Luminescent and full
In her monthly glory
One night and day
Before she slowly dissolves
Into darkness
And forms again.
~kathiesbirds ( September 11, 2008)

Visit Skywatch Friday to see more awesome views of our marvelous skies from around the world.

Click on the link to see The Dancing Cloud at Sycamore Canyon.


  1. This is something special. I don't think I have every seen anything like this. It looks like a pearl to me.

    My Sky Watch Friday blog is at my Canon Pixels blog. If you have time I would appreciate your having a look at the sky peeking through the oak tree leaves.

  2. Great photo..I have such trouble with moon shots..

  3. Cathy, I am still experimenting. This was one of many. Some came out. Some didn't. Thanks for stopping by.

  4. I am LOVING the moons this week! Yours is so spooky and mysterious. Very nice capture.

  5. It's an incrdeible moon shot, spooky an ehtereal.

  6. Oh my... you really did such a wonderful post here... this is just a spectacular photograph and these words are incredible... what a beautiful combination!
    Mountain Retreat

  7. .
    Outstanding Photo and Poem.

    I am truly impressed.


  8. Great SWF contribution and I love your poem!!!

  9. It' very nice! poems about the Moon always go down well.

  10. Dark and mysterious - very moody...

  11. Very dramatic shot! As an Art History person, I would call this an "Albert Pinkham Ryder sky" (19th century painter from Boston area).

  12. That is a great shot and lovely poem - it really does look like an oyster!

  13. This is glorious...both the photo and the verse. Thank you for sharing your talent.

  14. Katie that shot is just... I don't know what to say, and a poem as well. Is there no end to your talents?

  15. This is gorgeous, Kathie--and the poem is wonderful.

  16. What amazing drama in this beautiful pic! A great pic for a dark mystery novel! And love your poem!

  17. Wow. This is a great capture. The poem is a pearl. I missed this last week!

  18. Beautiful poem. Great shot.

    I Invite you to visit my Natural Shot Photos blog.


Welcome to my Poet Tree. Enjoy your visit here. Just remember, all spam will be removed like dead leaves from under a tree, but sincere comments will always be welcome and appreciated!