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Liminality in the Age of Chaos and Transformation

About the space between, the simple answer is the space Between the atomic cloud and the nucleus is just that: an empty vacuum. But we are quantum Beings – can you feel the wave functions of my electrons all the … Continue reading

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Apollo

twelve men stomped their boots in the sticky lunar soil — Gene Cernan was last

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How I Feel When I Hear the Adagio from Katchaturian’s Ballet Gayane

By hear, I mean remember. Is there a difference? I don’t know how it is for others. Not like young Gayane, heroic, reaping cotton on the kolkhoz. Not the drunkard Giko, her lazy husband. I am running lonely circles in … Continue reading

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Extragalactic Background Light

Why is the night sky dark if the universe is filled with billions of galaxies with billions of stars that have been emitting photons for billions of years?   Why are lives so dark if the world is filled with … Continue reading

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Rosetta

First there was the comet, a snowball of space dust tossed and forgotten. No one knows its name. Then came Rosetta, a very sleepy robot on a very long trip. Now Rosetta is waking And calling home in a voice … Continue reading

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Swallowed

There is talk of a large black hole in a small galaxy, an unexpected discovery which does not surprise me, because that’s the way I felt when you gave me the news, In the absolute vacuum of space, tugged toward a fate so … Continue reading

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In Orbit

No more harsh words. Needs quiet. Into the rainy night with nowhere to go. Slips into the minivan and tilts the passenger side seat all the way back. Like an astronaut. Into the orbit of sleep.   Wakes shivering. The … Continue reading

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