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Meteorite

I hadn't seen one in years              
slicing Libra's new moon darkness
to reveal Scorpio's light                 
               
I'd always wished for peace                
Universal happiness, Love                
some altruistic gift        
for the world            
               
Not this time;                
this time    
I straddled the flame        
rode bareback    
until we both burnt out    
                 
this time I Believed                
in a miracle                
a financial windfall                
               
a country house modernized                
into open togetherness                
strays in need living      
out their lives healthy                
               
skylit art studio of                
drawing and photography                
               
walk-in tub for a Pirate                
and his mermaid to play          
in the lagoon of their island              
               
white barn wall                
for a movie screen                
'Pirates of the Caribbean'                
or 'One Night with the King'                
               
'Serendipity's figure eight              
'French Kiss' and wine, maybe                 
               
fire pit and over-sized                
flannel blanket, quiet                
under showers of meteorite                
               
Wishing nothing more                
for the remainder of days                
               
except to make a difference                
where hopelessness remains                  
             
For we, too, in this strange land            
once felt displaced as aliens
             
~              
             
             
Italics reference, Exodus 22:21              
             
             
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Ahavati
Written by Ahavati
Published | Edited 22nd Oct 2017
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