At some point during my childhood, I read that Chinese people don’t see a man in the moon, like we do. They see a teacup.
And for decades now, I’ve been trying to teacup that moon man’s face.
I figured I could do it, since I see upside-down nuns in the metal part of the seatbelt that fits into the seatbelt slot (assuming it isn’t the type with two tabs that become Siamese cat ears),
But it just won’t go. All I see are two eyes, a nose, and a mouth facing left.
Where is the teacup? Is China far enough away to see different patterns in the moon?
If I’m ever in China, I hope the moon will be full because it will remind me of being a tiny child contemplating the universe.
Chances are, I’ll see a face again… looking leftward, smirking about teacups that would open other dimensions if I could only see them.