Ricky Ian Gordon: Winter Moon

Written by nyfos

In category: Song of the Day

Published December 13, 2018

NYFOS offers a week of cold-weather songs as we settle into the winter season. 

With a text by Langston Hughes, this song depicts a winter moon as a thin crescent, a rationed portion of a moon for a season when resources grow scarce.

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