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Monday, July 06, 2015

Speck of Rust

The universe is a speck
       of rust picked up and placed
in the outstretched palm
of the human imagination;

the milk of its lights
       we pour
into the cups of our inspiration,

its darkness
       merely folds of a curtain,
swung open between night and day;
wild particles glorified by children,

we are star ruin; our illumination
       travels far
though we die along the way.

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