The Moon

Although it has been discovered that the moon is an ugly place, we earthlings have refused to vision it as such. I for one had always been infatuated by the different shapes of the moon; especially when it’s a complete rounded sphere. In that sphere I see moving objects that pose for a while to form a shape that brings an episode in my life clearly before my eyes. Those shapes would blur again by the moving objects to form a yet another token shape that keeps me going on and on.

The act is so serine and comforting. It is also a mind awakening. Like a blend of soul and body meeting to review old files and project future plans of action.

As I was watching the full moon the night before last night, it occurred to me that I can capture these shapes on my camera, but unfortunately, it was too late to do that since the shapes were mostly vivid at the dusk.

These pictures I took last night, as you can see, did not capture what I had aimed for. I guess it was not possible for my humble camera to filter the light properly, and as a result, the shapes were lost.

Nevertheless, the dancing light in front of the camera made its own shapes, and I thought I’d share them with you, my favorite is the heart.

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. cinema
    May 25, 2005 @ 00:06:00

    Hi
    First time to be here .. very nice blog .. thank you .

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  2. Shurouq
    May 25, 2005 @ 08:43:00

    Ayya,
    I thought I saw someone’s face up there just a few days ago.. It was both pleasant and freaky
    Oh well, growing up in the early eighties some of my fellow shiites clamied seeing Khomeini’s face in the moon.. Go figure lol

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  3. Beatnik
    May 25, 2005 @ 11:54:00

    Hey Rabab just saying hi darling , finally you are doing some work online huh? I see Cinema is here too a fellow Syrian Helloooo Cinema glad you are checking my friend here she is amazing really a different experience. I miss you darling rabab. Am doing so well and so excited about exams, even heard of excitment about exams?thats me lol
    Love ya

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  4. AyyA
    May 25, 2005 @ 15:42:00

    Cinema
    Thank you for visiting and I hope it’s not the last time, ya halla bekil ahil soriya.

    Shurouq
    I know exactly what you mean, happened to me before; I guess at times we see what we subconsciously want to see LOL. Nevertheless, it’s an exiting experience.

    Beatnik
    Hey crazy girl, walla lich wa7sha, glad to know that you prepared yourself well for the exams, wi yalla balla dala3, finish up and come back for celebration. Fingers crossed.

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  5. Drunk'n'Gorgeous
    May 26, 2005 @ 05:28:00

    Oh my God Ayya! I was practically mesmerized by the full moon for the past few days now. Glad to see we’re on the same wavelength 😛 Another thing I noticed is many people including myself see a face on the moon while others swear to have glimped some sort of animal shape or something equally weird. It’s fun to see compare and contrast what everyone else sees 😛 So what do you see? A sad face? Two people hugging each other? A rabbit? 😛 Okay take care sweets, laters!

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  6. AyyA
    May 26, 2005 @ 13:57:00

    DnG
    Most of the times I see a face, I also see maps of places; like one time I saw the road map of the area between NYC and RI, I used to drive that road every time I visited the State, and as soon as my plain landed in NYC I would higher a car and hit the road to Newport RI to visit a relative. It gave me some feeling of a relief, thinking I have left the tiresome restricted world and basked in a free land, it was so exhilarating then and seeing the shape in the moon brought that feeling back.
    I also see two lovers hugging each other, may be that is my wishful thought? :p

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