Friday, October 26, 2007

It's Friday, I'm in Love*

with the moon. Have you seen it lately? Frickin' ginormous. It followed me to work this morning, shining argent** opposite the sun. I'll follow it to Texas tonight, maybe silver, but hopefully luminous and gold, close enough to touch.

Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
(I joke about wanting "Don't Stop Believing" to be my wedding song, but really, I'd like this one. It's my favorite Sinatra song by far - a simple declaration and a simple request - also, I can't believe the horn section. Holy Crap! And, I'm a dork.)

Pink Moon - Nick Drake
Harvest Moon - Neil Diamond
who knows if the moon's - e.e. cummings
Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown
Landscape with Couple Walking and Crescent Moon
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*I swear I posted this on Friday, I have no idea why it didn't go up.
**See that M5K? Improperly used, yes, but used nonetheless.


dmbmeg said...

I almost spit up my coffee trying to imagine Harvest Moon being sung with all that gusto, tight pants...and chest hair.

blythe said...

it's my own private joke. check the link. i crack myself up.

d said...

what about 'somewhere between the moon and new york city'?

way to pull out argent. that's awesome. it did make my head hurt this early in the morning though.

Clinton said...

In honor of this post, I'm mooning your blog. And I'm getting fired from job because of it. Thanks, Blythe... thanks a lot.

Michael5000 said...

Mrs. 5K & I had a romantic weekend getaway dealie at the coast, and the moon coming up over the Coast Range both nights was -- how to put it poetically? -- fucking huge!! Really, really big!! It was TOTALLY romantic and shit.

blythe said...

d - i curse you for getting that song stuck in my head! damnit! and thanks.

clinton - take a picture! take a picture! wait, lemme rethink that one.

m5k - it was HUGE! beautiful.

Dre said...

great list... here's a another fab one:

'i wish i was the moon' - neko case

5 of 9er said...

Why don't you just go moon someone. :)

James said...

My Moon My Man- Feist.... how could you omit?

blythe said...

i didn't intend this to be a moon list, but why not? i like goodnight moon by shivaree.

blythe said...

oh, and don't think i haven't mooned the office lately. moons over my hammy. what?

So@24 said...

If you have "Don't Stop Believin'" as your wedding song, I'd love to imagine myself with one leg up and fist pumping to this while pounding a bottle of booze from your open bar.

Big Daddy said...

Let's combine 'em both:

Frank Sinatra's 'Polka Dots and Moonbeams'.

Julie_Gong said...

i'm a fan of luck be a lady... the horns make me want to do dirty things