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Golden Disks and Whale Clicks

Golden Disks and Whale Clicks

mind song riffs
joining the back beat
nature clicks
drums of black thunder
then the sky opens

a luminous landing 
off gasses 	from the heat shield 
rainbow across a spectrum of light

Cam’s Glieseian tongue flew over the surface
of the audio generator
Voyager’s golden disk long gone now
transposes across a film of galactic plasma
the taste of whale and bird song  	they tongue
enthralls them—though they had no notion of
whales or birds

mind song cascade, scroll, behind the visitors opaque orbs
joining the back beat	nature clicks	woodpecker tunes
tympanic membranes shiver upon
	retractable body hair
drums of black thunder roll
past helmetless crowns
percussing  their brain stems
then the sky opens

Sol’s a black dwarf    they are too late
but still 	the songs sang 
Cam tongued the plasma film
once more 	then reentered interstellar 

First Published: Eye to the Telescope 1/15/15

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 11/23/2015 1:02:00 AM
Wonder what Voyager is up to now, Debbie? Quite a feast of intergalactic imagery in your write. Much enjoyed. Now, take me to your leader. Viv x
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 11/23/2015 8:25:00 AM
me LOL have a leader? I'm the leader gimoozaabi ;)
Date: 11/22/2015 7:19:00 AM
"retractable body hair"...Interesting line..I remember there once was a doll who had head hair that would grow..I did not have one nor did my daughters but I saw it advertised..LOL..Interesting work..Have no idea what it might be about..Thanks for the honor of placing in your contest..Sara
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Date: 11/17/2015 11:41:00 AM
This is fantastic, Debbie! Creative imagery and smooth flow! Congrats on being published! Love, KIm
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