Lightfall

the first
woman on mars
stands outside
her capsule
watching her mind
run down the hard pan rivers
under oxtail skies
the earth a blue blip
in the sky road
between what she thought she knew
and what can only be sewn
into Kevlar suits
and left for radiation
to make new again

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3 responses to “Lightfall

  1. and we wake on a different planet every morning…..

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  2. …indeed we do…thanks, D.

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  3. “Hit the sweet spot.” – Ray Bradbury

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