Modem Song


Juniko sent us electronic mail from Japan,
In September.

She said that the moon was getting bigger there,
That the typhoons had passed,
And now it was time for moon-watching in Japan.

She brought us a cloth rabbit, in a clear box,
And wrote on the card that they have a legend in Japan:
That the rabbit in the moon bakes rice cakes
When the moon gets bigger,
In September.
She told us to sit the cloth rabbit by the window,
And to watch the moon from there at night.
But the moon didn’t get any bigger here,
In September.