Our Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Banquet (By Joan Huang, 10/1/2020)

Sitting in the garden, a bright and round moon appeared among dense towering palm trees and orange trees in the east. We drank chrysanthemum tea and ate moon cakes facing the moon, as if we saw my beloved grandma, and also saw the images of Chang’e’s elegant dancing, Jade Rabbit’s pounding medicine with a mortal and pestle, Wu Gang’s chopping the osmanthus tree with endless toil on the moon. These images are all from the folklore I learned when I was child…Autumn Moon is the roundest and brightest…Facing the moon, I got the inspiration: I’m going to start my next Autumn Composition: Bobcat Inferno……