the dust, or, on the falling of a star MAG

November 11, 2010
By the-ampersand PLATINUM, Ogdensbury, New York
the-ampersand PLATINUM, Ogdensbury, New York
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and that fine sheen of dust
trails
like whispers of smoke
a little bit of time
that fell
like
a shooting star
and
it's missed
by all of its star friends
kind of
spindles down
and down
and down
gray
little ones
wondering what in the world happened to this
unsophisticated
creature
and the caterpillars stare up in wonder
maybe wondering if that
gray silver streak
is
a butterfly
and if it is
could they be up there
someday
swooping in and swooping out.



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KatsK DIAMOND said...
on May. 21 2013 at 3:11 pm
KatsK DIAMOND, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
Being inexhaustible, life and nature are a constant stimulus for a creative mind.
~Hans Hofmann
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
~Ray Bradbury

I love this. Everything about this--the idea, the execution, the description... It's amazing.




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