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There are Gaps Between the Stars

by TN Dockrey


there are gaps between the stars that we
(woman and man)
want so badly to overcome we leap great leaps
(of logic)
delve deep depths into an aging earth
(fuel)
calculate, and build machines to calculate
(the gaps)
how frightening, the emptiness
(between us)
how frightening, the possibility
(both in macrospace and microspace)
that it is an impossibility
(?an uncrossable distance)
how frightening, the thought
(or only a thought?)
that it is not


© 2012 TN Dockrey

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