1/14/2013

Pinned


Something bigger than all the galaxies,
more golden than 10 billion suns,
is pinned to this old body at the heart.
Whatever such vastness is,
one breath fuses it with bone and marrow,
earth touching heaven like a baby's mouth
meeting a nipple.
In the synapse where neurons exchange
a kiss of fire, there is a spiral of stars,
and somewhere inside that
this green droplet we live on.

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