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The Universe Within Us

By LaurenBeard, Leesburg, VA

Your eyes seem to borrow the stars,
Capturing the twinkle of galaxies.
Pristine crystals paralleling extraordinary astronomical brilliance of planets and cosmos alike;
That of the blue marble we dwell on;
An optic configuration subsuming Saturn’s analogous circuits
And Jupiter’s compelling cyclonic spot.
I envisage the nebulae that are your thoughts
And the constellations that connect your contemplations
Firing like comets in your celestial mind.
Your smile encompasses the sun
A fierce magnificence, bold and ardent,
Blazing with the same fervent passion that burns in me.
Between us and within us exists remnants of star dust
Nothing but intergalactic debris of this illustrious solar realm.

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MumfordandSons27
I'm really surprised that I am the first to comment on this piece. Sorry, I'm kind of stalking your poems lol but they're just so good, I keep on reading the ones that you have posted here. I can tell you are super smart because of your wide range of vocabulary. Keep writing, you're helping the wolrd poem by beautiful poem (:
Feb. 10, 2013 at 9:50 PM • Report
LaurenBeard
Thank you very much!!! And no need to apologize! It is a huge compliment to know that people enjoy my poetry. It's very rewarding! All I can say about my vocabulary is that I love words and language...The more words, the more abilities. :) Thank you for reading!
Feb. 11, 2013 at 7:55 PM • Report
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