Sunday, February 19, 2017

Moon, Stars, World ~~ a Sunday Micro-poem Challenge

Moonlight Escapade 
We strolled along the walkway, Dog and I  
Full moon blooming, shining bright stars smiled down  
I gave my bloody howl, Dog howled as well
I was howling, tribute bright yellow moon  
Dog howling at me, new experience
Watch our fangs, see them grow, the Dog's and mine
The better to bite you with my dear miss
Drops of blood I'll draw, Dog will have no part
The stars?  They cried out to bloody Heaven
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Pictures and Poem Copyright, © Jimmiehov 2017, All Rights Reserved
I'm linked with Kerry O'Conner at the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, And the Moon ~~ Micro Poetry ( )  

Kerry stated, "The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines" with the frame of reference to be "And the Moon and the Stars and the World." 

The Pictures are of our "Moon Jar" as we call it, officially named by the Artist as "Earth Rise".  We bought this jar from the artist and creator, Helen Garriott, then wife of astronaut Owen Garriott, at her Kemah, Texas, studio. (Working as an aerospace engineer, I had the honor of giving Dr. Garriott his first Skylab simulation experience, a hands on orienttion tour of our Mockup Skylab module.) 

The 'knob' on the lid is Earth as seen from the Moon, below.  The jar is about 7 1/2 inches high, and 6 1/2 inches in diameter.  See the pictures for detail of the footprints and for the literature [click it twice to make it large enough to read] enclosed inside our jar.  We also have a "Sun Jar" which sits on our coffee table. (link to previous moon and sun jars)

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At Sunday, February 19, 2017 6:38:00 AM, Blogger Sanaa Rizvi said...

This is soo wonderfully captivating Jim, love the pictures too!!❤️

At Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:35:00 AM, Blogger Marian said...

AHHHHH this poem is a keeper. Love it. And that jar too, how cool!

At Sunday, February 19, 2017 11:56:00 AM, Blogger C.C. said...

Your moonlight escapade reads a little bit like an old's cool. That jar is very fascinating, and it's especially meaningful that you have a personal connection to it.

At Sunday, February 19, 2017 2:06:00 PM, Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

Your moon jar is a treasure. I do like the howling tribute to the moon, both man and dog.

At Sunday, February 19, 2017 2:44:00 PM, Blogger brudberg said...

Love that... If I would howl like that I think my neighbors would suspect my moonshine.

At Sunday, February 19, 2017 6:40:00 PM, Blogger Outlawyer said...

Very pretty pottery, and I love the poem-- a good time to howl at moon! k.

At Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:22:00 PM, Blogger lemon j. said...

Oh, baby. I love this!

At Sunday, February 19, 2017 11:02:00 PM, Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Ooh, you werewolf you!


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