"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass." - Anton ChekhovHave you ever heard a more perfect example of show? The "glint of light on broken glass." So many of us writers would have a tendency to say, "The moon was shining." Flat, passive and a tell, not a show. A more adept writer may say, "The moon shone on the glass." Better, but still fairly simple and uninteresting.
"Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream." - Mark Twain
"Good writing it supposed to evoke sensation in the reader - not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon." - E.L. DoctorowTake a moment to let that sink in.
". . . the feeling of being rained upon."