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  • Honoring the Super Moon of May 5. 2012,
    and Selene, the Moon Goddess


    "Supermoon" is the nickname for a full moon that
    coincides with the moon's arrival at perigee — the
    point in its orbit that brings it closest to Earth for
    the month. Perigees occur because the moon's orbit
    around Earth is not a perfect circle. Instead, it's an
    ellipse in which the nearest point to Earth is about
    31,000miles (50,000 kilometers) closer than the
    moon's farthest point (called apogee).

    When the moon is in its full phase and at perigee,
    it can appear much brighter and slightly larger
    than the average full moon. Scientists call this
    event a "perigee moon."

    NASA





    Gal came to me, came to me in a dream
    Said “Don’t look now, but things ain’t what they seem.
    Told me something good's comin, comin’ soon.
    A sound of joy in the cosmic tune.

    Then she showed me spirals of DNA
    From a civilization in the Milky Way,
    And dreams for a planet that fit in a valise.
    I said, slow down, Sister, what about peace?

    She sang me a song from a long time ago
    When the Urth was covered with ice and snow,
    When the Travellers came in a blaze of Light,
    It sounded crazy but I knew she was right.


    Gal came to me, came to me in a dream,
    Said don’t look now, but things ain’t what they seem.
    They're cities on the moon, bases on Mars
    And we'll get to live on the farthest stars.

    Then she showed me some spirals of DNA
    From a civilization in the Milky Way,
    And dreams for a planet that fit in a valise.
    I said, slow down, Sister, what about peace?

    She had eyes like an Angel, shoes of gold,
    And I knew she couldn’t be bought or sold.
    When she looked at the sky, she smiled and said
    Let’s pray for today, and move on ahead.



    Gal came to me, came to me in a dream
    Said “Don’t look now, but things ain’t what they seem.
    Told me something good's comin, comin’ real soon.
    A sound of hope in the cosmic tune,

    A bright new day in the cosmic year
    And the good news is you got nothin’ to fear.
    The brand new day will be filled with Light,
    And you’ll have forever to get it right.



    She had eyes like an Angel, shoes of gold,
    And I knew she couldn’t be bought or sold.
    When she looked at the sky,she smiled and said
    Let’s pray for today, and move on ahead.

    Let's pray for today, and move on ahead!
    Let's pray for today, and move on ahead!






    (From a collection of song lyrics: Hope in a Dark Time, by Alex)


    (Photograph by Alex in the Inspire Space Park, in the 3-D world of Second Life)
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