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old moon

1. a phase of the moon lying between last quarter and new moon, when it appears as a waning crescent
2. the moon when it appears as a waning crescent
3. the time at which this occurs
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The Old Man and The Old Moon, by the PigPen Theatre Company, ran July 14 23, 2011, at The Yard in Martha's Vineyard, Mass.; Sept.
The Geminids next month would also occur during the time of the BAA meeting, though peaking slightly later on Dec 14, but again there was interference from a 19day old Moon.
Hung the shape the old moon has when it returns to the new.
It was huge and red, looking like something from a distant planet rather than our familiar old moon.
It's an approach that's meant the versatile Woomble had a broad palate of styles and influences to work with, from folk rock (Work Like You Can), to country (New Frontier), upbeat horn-led pop (Roll Along) and the dark, jazzy Between The Old Moon, all held together by his soft Scottish baritone and thoughtful, often mysterious lyrics.
After momentary imagining "Comet Keen" in the printed media, sanity soon returned to the 74-inch control room and, through a process of elimination, Chris investigated the possibility of a reflection caused by the 6-day old Moon. He therefore took more exposures later that night after the Moon set but found the unexplained object still unmoved.
The pirate ship has replaced an old moon buggy which the reception children enjoyed for years and had become unsafe.
Nasa may be going to the same old moon with a ship that looks a lot like a 1960s Apollo capsule, but the space agency said it is going to do something dramatically different this time: Stay there.
Likewise, in the novel The New Moon with the Old Moon in Her Arms, Molinaro chooses to martyr a patrician poetess of ancient Greece, who scandalizes her proper and unimaginative parents by offering herself to the mob as a religious sacrifice and by striking up an affair with a fisherman.
January (first full moon after New Year's) -- Old Moon or Moon After Yule * February--Hunter Moon, Snow Moon, * Wolf Moon * March--Crow Moon, Lenten Moon * April--Egg Moon, Grass Moon * May--Milk Moon * June--Rose Moon, Flower Moon, Strawberry Moon * July--Thunder Moon, Hay Moon * August--Grain Moon * November--Beaver Moon * December--Moon Before The Yule.
While it is good to see the whole of "Tambourine Life" and a well-made selection from The Sonnets, a reader who knows Berrigan's work well will recognize that there are too many necessary poems missing, among them the dazzling five-line "Resolution" that concludes Many Happy Returns (1969), "Matinee" and "Tooting My Horn on Duty" (poems made from Ungaretti's "Mattina" and "Tutto ho perduto"), "Telegram," "Think of Anything" (an amusing collaboration with Robert Creeley), "Small Role Felicity," "Angst," "Paris, Frances," and "My Autobiography." Moreover, the volume includes only poems that have appeared in books, so that uncollected poems such as the late sonnet "Old Moon" and "This Will Be Her Shining Hour" (apparently the last poem that Berrigan saw into print) are absent.
After I mounted the wind cups assembly to the spline shaft, I cut a hole in an old moon hubcap and mounted it over the thro-out bearing to keep out moisture.