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We gather people:
indigenous yellow white
black brown alien.

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Thought Experiment


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Author’s Note: Ongoing series, written in bits. Read Part A and Part B.

Part C

We are ashes on our way home, embers
laying low, lighting the way for the sun
flower seeds to bloom, pardoning all who kneel
under its shade praying for rain.





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December 28


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The moon – a celestial goddess – glows bright,
drawing in threads of silk spun with ashes
of the phoenix – now, the moon is reincarnated.
Forever rising up from the light again and again,
after the big bang, breathing hope into passion.








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