Mooncake Day

A poem about traditions

Photo by Thoa Ngo on Unsplash

Space travel?
I don’t need that.

Once a year
we pluck the moon from the skies
wrapped up like a pastry,
a bite of sweet and savoury.

Is it true how
Seung Ngo (嫦娥) the moon lady,
how her greed taught her how to fly?

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