The Moon

The Moon

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I wrote this one around the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing, just finally figured out the melody the other day and got it recorded. It's a weird one, but I kind of like it.

Lyrics: 

The moon is weeping
At the beauty of the earth
Despite human catastrophes
That leave the deepest scars

The moon is longing
In silent silver stardust
For a cosmic serenade
Sent from the earth with love

The moon is hungry
Face turned toward the sun
Light refracting off of tears
That push and pull the tides



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I *really* like moon references in songs. A weeping moon. What a wonderful image. Nice light and lovely guitar. Your vocal performance enhance the lyrics and make them feel melancholy. This is very poetic and image rich. I like it.

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I like that the moon is portrayed as a living creature. Three nice allegories. Well done...not weird.

phoenixash's picture

This is beauty. I love things about the moon, so mysterious and lovely. This made me wish I had written it. You have such a lovely voice, very melodious and it really brings the words and feelings to life. Makes me feel sorry for the moon, so lonely. Kudos!