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Light & Darkness

September 19, 2005

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Light

nebulae collide
in the bittersweet heaven
bright iridescence
while light-years away I stare
at the computer’s dull haze

Darkness

nebulae collide
spilling heavenly carnage
over galaxies
on the evening news more death
a new nation emerges

Image courtesy of NASA.

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3 comments

  1. This poem really appeals to me for some reason. Maybe because I spend so much time in front of a screen?

    But it certainly grabs at something in my soul.


  2. Thanks Andrew.

    My tanka are still evolving but I am enjoying the structure of the form.


  3. I like the irony of these. I delve in the same kind of stuff. And the same form. (and you’ve reminded me I want to put some of mine up soon)



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