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In and Out of Time


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Toes dig into wet sand on the beach,

 

dislodging scoops that stay until the next wave

 

levels the grains as he travels slowly on old legs.

 

Each bit of matter disturbed carries with it

 

a makeup of molecules and atoms composed

 

of electrons, protons, neutrons and God knows what.

 

The world has changed, as everything does, always.

 

 

 

A solar flare engulfs the Earth, killing ethernet

 

and electric grids until it fades back into the pull

 

of great gravity, causing our little rock to wobble

 

slightly in its course. The balance of system orbiting

 

shifts like the bits of sand that wash from his feet.

 

Who can guess what astonomical and infinitesimal

 

changes occur with each moment of what we call time.

 

 

 

DNA combines and transfers to form another human,

 

again and again through the ages, each completely

 

original and independent at conception. Down the

 

corridor of time speeds reproduction and creation

 

until two are destined to collide because of similarities

 

of thoughts and desires and intellectual curiosity.

 

 

 

They write poems.

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Wow. My cup of tea. Original fun with a successful incorporatio

un of modern scientific thought in a delightful manner. Loved it!

 

thegateless.org Come on over and check out my poetry substack y'all;-) Or if your bored, head to the Zazzle store: https://www.zazzle.com/store/gateless. If you buy anything I lose a bet, so consider that before you violate the digital rules.

 

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Thank you, Sir. We can't escape that we humans are also part of this amalgam of whirling material and subject to its laws.

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Larsen M. Callirhoe

. i wonder what would happen if these particles directly hit my brain? you think it would be an improvement? LOL... hat a whimical look at the cosmic infinite...

 

victor

Larsen M. Callirhoe

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David W. Parsley

Hi Frank, the last line brought a chuckle. I like the concept of the whole thing.

 

- Dave

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Thanks to all. Sometimes I think people believe I'm "spacey."

 

Glad to see your new avatar, Tony. ;.)

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