I no more know the stars


Pleiades (the Seven Sisters): picture found here

 

I no more know the Orion stars nor
lights of Tauros nor the Seven Sisters
that kidnapped my soul there, up, higher
while a deep shiver shook my young body
 

Sometimes they were so fearful, like giants
showing eternal and distant beauty
made red passion or colder blue light
the same colour of frozen hearts, ice
 

Then someone told me stars history
and how, there, heavy substance was born
to build us and to bind us to Earth,
as poor things yet astonished consciences
 

Now I walk and my eyes watch at tarmac
where I go, at the stench of the ugly
things we do and I do, without I
could jump like can do innocent child
 

All is done by the One who governs
it toward our rescue, that I shift,
treason of both the science and love.
Thus I substitute life while I sleep

 

January, 30th 2019

 

 

Italian version

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3 comments on “I no more know the stars

  1. marinaraccanelli says:

    Stupore per la magia e bellezza insondabile dell’universo in confronto con la nostra miseria umana, questo riesci ad esprimere, ma prevalgono le stelle…che il piccolo uomo, in fondo, solleva lo sguardo a contemplare

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