Day: October 14, 2015

La Terre Moons

The Moon of Little Brother Singing (September-October). “The true reality is absolutely unitary, unchanging, eternal, ‘the one.’” [Parmenides] “Everything flows and nothing abides . . . nothing stays fixed.” [Heraclitus] On a coolish fall morning I am sitting on a bed of leaves at a place of predilection, Wayá Sni, a nice camp spot on a bluff above the creek that forms one boundary of “my” land. My back rests against the black gum that supports my sleeping tarp. I gazed up at fish-scale clouds that occluded the southern and eastern skies. To the north and west, I noticed only partial occlusion. Concluding the possible approach of a frontal system, I sought a breeze with my face and found one, insistent and from the southeast, confirming in my mind an approaching cold front and probable rain in a day or two. Smiling, I gazed straight up and observed a cicada shell attached to the tree about five feet above. Abruptly, a gentle roaring burst into focus. In the Moon of Little Brother Singing such a …