Tag Archives: humanity

The Stuff of Dying Stars

We are the stuff of dying stars Sprinkled in a hostile and strange firmament Seeking home Or the debris of asteroids Hurtling across time Carbon molecules Like miracles rising in the womb Just one more time An accident of cosmic … Continue reading

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Free

Let us go free Into this good sky Grateful and open To the waking world Like birds on a wing Before we die Let us go free Into this good sky Let us sing free Our salvation song Peace upon … Continue reading

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Sheer Futility

Sisyphus had it easy Job security Rolling that rock Up and down that hill Until technology And other ingenuity Found a way to automate Sheer futility Then Sisyphus must Negotiate his lower wage For lesser productivity On history’s page And … Continue reading

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Texture

Calculated gestation Symmetry and symbiosis We must achieve Singular mastery Perfect and precise The absolute measure of success In the smooth, opalescent Texture of their skin Genetic manipulation Prometheus weds Frankenstein And births via cold test tube A germinated new … Continue reading

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