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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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The universe is aching Full and pregnant with possibility Birthing new worlds Far above our sight No telescope can see The celestial writhing and delight This Holy night A fecund revolution Dying stars have sacrificed Their souls to feed A … Continue reading

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Irresistible force Collides with Immobility Tension prepares The pen to write Of absurdity Passions frolics Like a clown Alone after the parade Has gone Futility Immutability Of this detritus Is the Universe born (c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

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