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Moon Facts

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  27 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Moon Facts is a wild sequence packed full of surreal imagery and unexpected moods. Bob Schofield provides twenty-three facts about the MOON to remind us of the unending complexity in everyone’s favorite lunar friend. Accompanied with illustrations, Moon Facts provides exactly what you need to know about the MOON.
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Published by Nostrovia! Poetry (first published July 14th 2015)
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Deirdre
Oct 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
This book contains facts about THE MOON, poetry, illustrations, and a narrative about you and THE MOON and straw boys and bears. Most importantly, it contains a lot of strange and eerie feelings that are sort of about THE MOON and sort of about us. Reading MOON FACTS simultaneously feels like looking at THE MOON while having uncomfortably human feelings and looking at a beautiful human while having uncomfortably cosmic feelings. My only wish for this book would be that it contained 999 facts abo ...more
Timothy Arliss Arliss OBrien
Jan 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Moon Facts indulges in whimsical fancies and pulls the reader through a thoughtful journey to another world.
Begging to be made into a short film, Moon Facts hits hard with scientific lunar f-a-c-t-s while coaxing the imagination to play.

Do yourself a favor and read this some weekend.
You will never look at the moon the same.
Dave Higgins
Jul 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry
Like his muse, Schofield offers potential solidity, hidden by shadows and distance. Revealing where bees go to die, but not why, he offers this solidity to the reader as a basis for exploring further.

This collection contains twenty-three facts about the Moon: not boring facts about astrophysics; facts about the Moon’s stance on crime and costume parties. Set in differing manners, the facts vary between aphorisms, poems, and prose.

The collection opens with a reminder that the Moon is not a metaph
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Yara Boraعie
Aug 05, 2016 rated it did not like it
From the get-go, Schofield contradicts himself with reference to the poetic personification of the Moon. His Facts are not so much celestially factual as they are celestial feelings. It makes for an intriguing premise, but the meanings within are too layered for my taste.
Mary Soon Lee
Sep 02, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, poetry
Fact 1. "Moon Facts" contains 23 poems presented as numbered facts about the Moon.

Fact 2. When I say poems, I include prose poems. What little punctuation there is has been shaken out of the regular poems and used in the prose poems.

Fact 3. I like the conceit of the project, and I liked most of the poems. There were, however, half a dozen poems that I didn't care for.

Fact 4. The poems contain strange, sweet, and humorous elements. I liked the mentions of bees. I liked the two-line stanza in "Fac
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