An Ode to the Heavens

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Oh sky of fire and ice
Why do you tempt me so?
Those million points of light
Places, vast oblivions I can never go...

Submitted: May 01, 2008

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An Ode to the Heavens

 

Oh sky of fire and ice
Why do you tempt me so?
Those million points of light
Places, vast oblivions I can never go.

I may yearn, and scream at the coldness of the void
But in the end we rage briefly and then we pass
Stars, worlds, men, the space devoid
Entropy will come at last

A billion upon a billion of infernos
Roaring in unimaginable fury
Raining fires and methane snows
All wonders I can never see.

In the face of the infinite we turn aside
We watch with the eyes of an insect upon the rushing sea
We watch as suns go out and galaxies collide
For it is all we can ever see

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