Aphelion Issue 226, Volume 22
March 2018
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Metaphysics 101

or, "What's the Big Deal?"

by Richard Tornello

Liquid metal walking rust
from the past…we’re some star’s dust.

We come, we go; have our show.
Most obscure…some we know.

In start we’re bright with energy, light.
We prance, we dance and make some noise.
To a dull bloated, dark we go.

In our own self awarenes, trans-fixed .
How little we know.
Oxidized chemical, liquid metal, thinking rust.

© 2010 Richard Tornello

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