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“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of star stuff.” Carl Sagan

By PK ColleranPublished 15 days ago 1 min read
You and I
Photo by Benjamin Davies on Unsplash

Faraway fusion

Stars collide and then (Time flies!)

we're here: You and I.


inspirationalnature poetry

About the Creator

PK Colleran

Longtime teacher, now trying my hand at writing. Poetry, essays and even experimenting with fiction.

Enjoyed working with a friend as editor of his bilingual poetry, published in 2022 by Cafh Foundation: Landscape of the Soul on Amazon.

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  • Gerald Holmesa day ago

    This is perfect. Well done.

  • Rachel Carey2 days ago


  • Heather Hubler2 days ago

    Fantastic!! Love that quote and your haiku paired with it brilliantly. Great work :)

  • Gina C.2 days ago

    This was beautiful and also brilliant; well done!

  • Brilliantly articulated, Patricia. <3

  • Allie Bickerton7 days ago

    Brilliant! I LOVE Carl Sagan SO much! There is a song / video called, “Symphony of Science - We are all connected” by melodysheep on YouTube! This Poem brought me back to the days years ago when I was obsessed with listening / watching it.

  • Thought provoking, original and intriguing.

  • This was so magical! Very beautifully written!

  • Dana Stewart12 days ago

    Very nice!

  • Cathy holmes12 days ago

    Wonderful piece. Well done.

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