Poetry on Odyssey: Syzygy
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Poetry on Odyssey: Syzygy

You are the night sky.

Poetry on Odyssey: Syzygy

In looking at the stars that night

I’m afraid I saw your skin.

The blue-black sky that glazed the night

Was a tribute to our sin.

In looking at the galaxy

I saw your left wrist vein.

I breathed in hard and choked on air,

My god, you were driving me insane.

In glancing at the bright full moon

I saw your sunshine smile.

It’d been two hours since you left

But it felt like such a while.

In looking at the planets move,

I saw you running free.

I closed my eyes and pictured it:

My earth, my land, my sea.

But now I sit under the sky

And the magic, I can not find.

I realize I only ached for you

The nights the stars aligned.


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