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Moral Universe

or Common Miracle

By Stuart OrrPublished 10 months ago Updated 6 months ago 1 min read
Moral Universe
Photo by Adam Wilson on Unsplash

Though we are tethered,

this is not you at your end,

me at the end of mine,

feeling into space

with our voices

to find the other's


This is flame

flaring down a well of gravity,


lapping the field of this lone globe,

knocking birds off course,

ending an ice age.

This is a fault line,

the space

in our embrace,

from whose misfit joy and calamity spill.

I am not even who,

You not least what,

but how we move -

by what moves us -


Dark fires dancing in no sky.

love poems

About the Creator

Stuart Orr

I'm mostly a science fiction writer who wishes he were a musician, so my work is almost always speculative and either features music as a theme, a plot imperative, or - and this is my most fervent wish - sings through the language.

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