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13 Properties of Light

July 20, 2011

I

Guttering flames are effective against night.

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II

Night can dominate seven horizons.

III

Horizons have homes where dwellers have horizons where the night is being dispatched like a blessing.

IV

A blackbird reaches 36.6 mph towards a crane fly and 1,300,026.6 mph towards Andromeda.

V

Daylight exerts force under your feet, through crusts or terrain and molten earth.

VI

Moonlight casts the most mournful shadows on ruins. The greatest ruins are hidden on the moon’s back.

VII

Oceans do not suffer lecturing but mourn light with inexorable faith.

VIII

Down in darkness, the earth consumes itself, dies, phoenix-like, in a molten cytoplasm. It is reborn far away in an underwater desert.

IX

Hydrogen maelstroms compass one another and crash with time-space shattering reverberations………………

X

(A galaxy is silent before the trauma of light instigates insane din.)

XI

One thousand dark leaves are moving through outer space but will eventually lite in vermilion on your grave.

XII

Paradox is the is in is not—black hole devours supernova, becomes hungrier for more light, more light.

XIII

A star in the night is still invisible everywhere you choose to look. Your infallible senses may not be gratified by the speed of light.

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© Trent R. Leinenbach, Ashen Apples, 2011

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