"Streaks" by Carl Goodman

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by Andy Miller


Korsakoff in orbit

said the earth lay down there

as a robin's egg in a nest of coal,

a fragile thing; it had no clouds.

The weather being shorn away

with each continent, and life--

the shell is smooth, with not a ripple

to disturb the oceans anymore.

Poem © 2002 by Andy Miller kidscroll@hotmail.com

Artwork © 2002 by Carl Goodman carl.goodman@peppersghost.com

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