This poem was inspired by the work of a local Cambridge (UK) artist, Elspeth Owen. She has run a project over the last year that celebrates the moon; it culminates in the blue moon (second full moon in one month) at the end of July. She decided to switch off everything- kiln, phone, for a year, and deliver ‘moon cups’ by hand. I found it so moving (along with her spidery studio) that I wrote this poem. The gift of moons … and thanks to a good friend John for his ‘Day Moon’ photo.