April 15

by strangedayonplanetearth

eclipse april 14 2015 edited and cropped

For a brief moment, while the tenants slumbered, the eclipsing moon shone over the adjacent row houses.  I stood still on a small sidewalk on a spinning planet, gaping at its shadow.  A passing man looked at me curiously, and I stared at the moon, wondering why the entire city was not on the streets.