The Slow Death Creating

Nebula Abell 39. The result of the death of a sun-like star leaving behind a white dwarf star (see center point). Learn more about this image by clicking on it to visit APOD.

The Slow Death Creating

Scraps of me flake
off, spiral, directionless.
These fragments that compose me
are driven with unseen force–
will, a necessity to stumble,
smiling mostly,
I am abandoned to dim–
shrink, and fade to white.
But as my blinks glow slow,
far between, erratic,
I can still blow them away
wisp them together,
hoping for an affinity
and wait
they stare back at my passing
light–I know.



    1. Thanks Tony! Yea, I actually almost did that on accident (meant to write ‘grow’ and started to write ‘glow’) then I decided I liked it and kept it! Haha! Funny how that happens sometimes.

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