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Offline cy street

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before there were wings
« on: January 23, 2016, 10:56 PM »
before there were wings

i came here to see for myself
who has the audacity
the crystal
to perform what some call
others call miracle
some say never happened

the same ones who hold in balloons
never knowing
what we call
where i am from
ten million degrees of solitude

forgive me

my english gazes

i come here more nickel
less iron
a coin from a cloud’s pocket
that fell
a drunken supernova
on his knees
to acquire the signal
a hand rail
a twinkle from the night sky
a not so long ago
curious to know

was euclid right

i come to meet those preparing
to ignite that fire
the one that birthed us all
that flame that says
absolute zero
welcome home
what’s with all the clothes

when so few know how
when so many raise their brow
when so few say yes
when so many cling to the nest
we must screech louder
take hold of their ears
then we can pen by our feet
in sands waiting too long
for our longest hands
to sign our own names

but you know this
often i talk to twilights
maybe you do too
moonrises talk back to me
and when i ask
sometimes big river chimes in

lunchtime work for you

i am bound for the delta
sea otters barking
beavers flirting
between the spritz of salts
the condor’s shadow
leaving a message to call back

i am one of agillion that came
before there were wings
long after that first match was struck
i awoke to volcanoes
gurgling steam
hurling lava
dinosaurs playing baseball
and your silly empires

what’s with with empires

how i arrived
and found my way here
is an open question
why not cassiopeia
why not the marshall islands
venice beach is not so bad
don’t get me wrong

up north
sea ranch gives good fox
and milky way
before I forget
did i tell you
i made cioppino with both dippers
big and small

shell stars
open clusters
and owl clusters too
think NGC 457
cosmological sea urchins
in nucleosynthetic sea kelps

who’s idea was that

it’s nice to meet you
thanks for keeping me
and i dare you
to light that candle again

the darkness
my friends
and my family are waiting for me

now was always better than then

Offline WordFaery

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Re: before there were wings
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2016, 09:10 PM »
Well, Cy
a thank you for the run by
the wave hi

the nachos work
(Denver just scored again - whoo hoo!)
and I am thankful

to not be diggin' out

just diggin' in
about the vibe

have to try that
more than just the bass.

Peace out.

"Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame."      W.B. Yeats

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Offline cy street

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Re: before there were wings
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2016, 06:59 AM »
i like it when you josh


blow bubbles

make fun of me...

now was always better than then