On April 17, 2024

Eclipse

 

We look into the sky at the wonder above us, the damp ground squishing beneath our feet. The moon slowly moved in front of the sun, covering it completely. The warm sun rays left our faces and were replaced with cold darkness.

For a few minutes, day turned to night as we peered up at the bright ring in the sky. It was beautiful. Then, the sun rays slowly came back, poking through the trees until the moon was completely gone and the sun was back to giving us light. Birds chirped around us as we put back on our glasses.

How beautiful I thought.

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