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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 cascades, scrolls, 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 by Eye to the Telescope 2015

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 7/28/2016 5:02:00 PM
Excellent...Excellent...I am right there, floating along in space.
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 7/28/2016 7:28:00 PM
How lovely of you to take the time to comment! Light & Love Always
Date: 7/10/2016 10:37:00 AM
A little science fiction here! Enjoyed - and please comment on Chess haiku Peace & Love Matthew Anish
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Date: 7/8/2016 7:50:00 PM
Lots of great imagery. Great read! Thank you.
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Date: 7/7/2016 6:29:00 AM
Deb, tantalizing free astral association as the reader floats on waves of sensual & tactile discovery! i like it when my brain stem percusses....rare, for sure! jim
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Date: 6/27/2016 8:52:00 AM
If all the sounds of Nature belong to us alone, in all the Universe- your poem really accentuates that miracle. A pleasure to read today, Hugs, SuZ
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Date: 6/20/2016 2:00:00 PM
Mystical work in a modern form. Very nice! Peace & Love Matthew Anish
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Date: 6/15/2016 4:06:00 PM
Thanks Richard, I have always loved sci-fi & fantasy. Light & Love
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Date: 6/15/2016 9:54:00 AM
Holy "Space Balls" Debbie, this caused my mind to shift dimensions. A most enjoyable read.
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Date: 6/15/2016 5:55:00 AM
Hi Debbie! i m glad to tell you that my poem silence has been published. i am really thankful for the corrections you made in my first (full of Spelling mistakes) draft. ( Not sure how many in this msg). regards, ijaz
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Date: 6/10/2016 10:09:00 PM
Beautiful Debbie!
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Date: 6/8/2016 2:15:00 PM
Nice write....Tony
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Date: 6/3/2016 9:21:00 AM
You've taken my mind on a galactic voyage. Thanks it was very nice.
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Date: 5/17/2016 3:27:00 AM
Very nicely penned, Debbie. Always a pleasure to read your creative work. T.J
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Date: 5/16/2016 3:00:00 AM
Hi, Debbie. I have read through several of your poems this early morning...all good stuff of course. I particularly like this one; love this sort of poetry contained within celestial themes - Very nicely crafted indeed! My very best regards, Debbie! :) john. P.s A seven.
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