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22 August 2012

moon cake

Soon it is mid-autumn in the Chinese lunar calendar, when we make large paper lanterns and send them skyward, moonward. 
Some of us eat cakes, as round and solid as The Moon, 
the 'most beautiful idea in the universe, the first
perfect thing she has ever seen'.
Text: Excerpt of 'The Moon' by Dinah Hawken, Page 58, 'Small Stories of Devotion', a book of G's
Photo: Sewer lid, New Zealand, and a happy kind of birthday wish, and moon cake, for P

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