Tag Archives: Stars

The Dipper

Those night black mountains, where the sun dares not tread, where the moon dares not gaze, and the plains folk have no interest either. When the clouds part, and the dipper shines bright, only then a path appears, which the … Continue reading

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Magpies and Pines

Empty Gate, Spotted Among Pines Curtains of ancient pines line valley ridge ways. Magpie calls sheltered amidst a chorus of tumbling pine cones. Empty gate among immortal trees, a whim. Bamboo shoots in shadow, momentarily. Herb Forage On Mountain Paths … Continue reading

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Celestial Wire (Poems and Fragments)

A series of train lines. Stretching to the outer rim. Crossing two star systems. Built before the age of star freighters. Now outdated. Some tracks were shut down, others lost to the incalculable dimensions of space. There’s still one operational … Continue reading

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Light Speed (Poems)

It all starts with co-ordinates calculations for the jump. Revolutions of the die banished by automated signals left to ossify in the yawning maw of the stellar regions. Electronic game of tag between computers and engines renders a path through … Continue reading

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Hopscotch (Poems)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 A game of hopscotch chalk outline on black paving the guardian of chance ~~~ The Gods decide fates and destiny on a hopscotch course marked out on the stars ~~~ … Continue reading

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Diner (Nighthawks)

A car drifted by outside, its lights slowly fading into the gloom. “Are we going to see each other again?” “Yeah, maybe.” Maybe means no. She knows it means no and he does. He will focus on the yeah, it … Continue reading

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Axolotl

There used to be 7 axolotl’s in the aquarium. There’s now 6. There’s also a hole in the roof. ~~~ The axolotl’s life was a simple one. With his other axolotl’s he would wander the tank, gaze upon the visitors … Continue reading

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Tower (3 Fragments)

Above the forest canopy stands a tower. Constructed of wooden beams layed across each other in squares and crosses it pushes through the layers of leaves. On the top of the tower is a viewing platform. Built by a native … Continue reading

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Thunder Bird

The world is a vapid waste land. Barren and lifeless, deserts cover much of its surface, devoid of vegetation and life. Volcano’s rage constantly spewing forth magma and noxious gases. The magma scars the landscape while the fumes poison the … Continue reading

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Lantern (3 Fragments)

In the gloaming a faint, distant light works its way towards the forest. Illuminating fragments of the night, it disappears and then reappears, weaving its way through the leaves and the trunks. Sometime it later it returns, its flickering not … Continue reading

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