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quantum ghosts paint the train destined

For a single point.Dying stars miss their
Appointment with infinity.requiem in
Gravitys cathedral.The imperceptible call
Of the darkness of space for comprehensions caress.Cauterize the
Arm of a deity to colonize his vision
To drown his chisel as he explores the
Drafts of new worlds.
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10 hours ago, eclipse said:
                                Dying stars miss their
Appointment with infinity.

Nice!

I'm not sure I get the last part, I'll have to let this marinate.  I'll be back.

~~Judi

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The title is extremely provocative; I love it. Taken together with the poem it evokes origins, from that of the author to beyond, to elsewhere, then onwards to an otherworldy realm. 

Tony

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JoelJosol

The diction and choice of words - quantum, dying stars, and space - brings to me thoughts about astronomy, structure of things, the burning gas of stars, the lack of apparent stability of things. I found the term 'cauterize' and was able to link it with the burning stars. 
Then, the poem switched from that complex entanglement of space to the challenge of writing a poem, as complex as astrospace.

"Words are not things, and yet they are not non-things either." - Ann Lauterbach

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