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Eclipse

Your face eclipsed the sun while you were driving, the sun descending to the western horizon, long before the time you’d be arriving, yet you saw just the lane you kept your eyes on; the road ahead, the way you … Continue reading

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Galactic Dandelion

A dandelion first looks like a sun that’s blooming in a universe of grass, although it’s small, unlike a cosmic one, and not made out of blazing plasmic gas but little yellow petals for its rays, that don’t give off … Continue reading

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Stellar Memory

In ancient times, back when I was fifteen, my father took me to a wilderness where I saw stars as I had never seen, filling up the sky and numberless. The Milky Way, which I had never viewed, looked like … Continue reading

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Solar Freckle

We saw a planet cross the solar face, through a lens that filtered blinding light that took eight minutes reaching us from space, and marveled at the planetary sight, because a world appeared to be a mole, a freckle on … Continue reading

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