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Within the mind we are confined; the body shuts us in. And sadly sometimes humankind throughout its thick and thin has suffered serious disease that tests our mortal grip on evolution’s risky seas to keep afloat our ship. These illnesses that sweep the sphere, pandemics they are called, can cause our lives to seem austere with daily doings stalled when staying home becomes the norm while ‘sheltering in place’, and time is spent in altered form, which some find hard to face. Yet if our point of view we change to vaster span beyond, confinement needn’t be close range. With fancy’s magic wand we see we’re quarantined as well inside the Milky Way, confined in solar system’s shell by Goldilocks’s sway. The universe can furthermore be added to the scope with stellar regions by the score, in cosmic envelope. And lest we limit our own role within a greater plot to play a part of nature’s whole on pale blue earthly dot, neuronal networks of our brains have quite a kindred look to grand stelliferous domains, galactic paths they took. So, though confined the present seems, still myriad may be our future starry-visioned dreams come true we’ve yet to see… ~ Harley White * * * * * * * * Inspiration was derived from the COVID-19 pandemic… A further inspiration derived from the article in Science Alert titled “Study Maps The Odd Structural Similarities Between The Human Brain And The Universe”…

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