Festival of the New Moon
Torah Reading - Numbers 28:1-15
By Zach Fredman
Cycles. Turnings. Practices. Renewals. In Time.
Daily - the Earth twirls
the child honors her mother Sun.
You, do something daily
to honor the child.
At the first evening, light to darkness
Adam and Eve afraid
they then knew this was the way of the world,
darkness to light.
They made love.
Say thank you - daily.
Weekly - your second soul descends,
she will ask you the question
‘Do you want to play with me?’
Say yes, quickly.
Monthly - Adam and Eve left Eden at the New Moon.
The Holy One clothed them in garments of light -
as smooth as a fingernail as beautiful as a jewel.
The moon wears masks,
our garments her light.
At the new moon throw out your old clothes -
honor her light with