“4 Shitty iPhone Pictures of the Moon” by Jonathan Montgomery

Punch Drunk Press

It was a full moon in the summer wilderness

and it seemed like its magic hadta be captured

my arms and hands were too small, too far away
my vision and mind too impermanent, too unshare-able,

but I did have my iPhone

so I pointed it to the sky and pressed the main button
I quickly viewed the photo…

it was… disappointing.

in it the moon didn’t seem to have quite the same umph that appeared to my naked eyes

you couldn’t really see the spots and craters, it didn’t really shine, it wasn’t really even round…

“ick,” I said and took another

somehow that one had no moon in it, it was all just the blackness of the sky, a picture of the inside of my pocket would’ve looked the same

I took another one, it was just a little white blob

“is this me or the camera?!” I…

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