Tag Archives: the cosmos

Still …

All is quiet; the heavens wheel above. The world turns and the night follows the day – the world turns and I, powerless, turn with it .. and my nights follow my days. Comets hurtle by in icy trajectory: stars … Continue reading

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Questioning …

Why do I crave to know the unknown when all has been revealed? The future flies on the wings of sparrows; the source of beauty lies in the indolence of lilies .. The truth is unsealed .. I am blinded … Continue reading

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Mezza-luna moon …

Under the midnight sky last night the mezza-luna moon spread her mantle of stars shining reflected light onto her half-hidden face .. Mysterious one, in silver shadow, why do you look askance after millions of years and millions of miles … Continue reading

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Stars are dancing to a tune unheard ..

One star still oscillates: one star in the black sky; out of alignment, freed from restraint; breaking the bonds that bind the moon to the sea: one star still dances enigmatically .. One star still oscillates; one star still dancing … Continue reading

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The semblance of gems …

Waves of furrows meeting the sky; a sea of grass in billows of hills- the wild scent of greenness unleashed by the rain; sun-filtered shadows imprinting leaves on the lane; butterflies on brambles secluded in shade. Ferns indolently unfurled to … Continue reading

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Sea-power …

In the lee of the black rocks I stood overawed- no gentle winds blew; the sea-god was angered; no seabirds flew. The voice of Poseidon bellowed and boomed; out of the sea-cave wild water roared- The sea-god of Homer bestrode … Continue reading

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A pebble …

A pebble glistening on the shore arrests my eye and makes me think why one sea-smoothed polished stone can make me feel less alone in this universe of life. Perhaps in the randomness of tide and fate combined we share … Continue reading

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Blurred vision …

Once, I saw the stars swim out of the inky darkness of the night into the silver slip-stream of a comet’s trail; they swam, they glittered and they gleamed. I was mistaken. It was a vision seen as through a … Continue reading

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Evanescence …

Once, I saw the Attic moon rise high above Mount Hymettus as the vermilion sun flared beyond the dark Aegean. The expectant night and the dying day stilled in dramatic equilibrium .. I felt the fulcrum of the earth beneath … Continue reading

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Spinning in circles …

I’ve heard it said that the entire world of which I am aware, is such a part of me, in fact, it’s all inside my head. In this unalloyed universe of one, would I not imagine that infinity might blow … Continue reading

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