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October 26, 2015


Direct Line

by Gradmama2011

The Moon, far away as it is bright
dims the brighter light of the stars
My eye sight follows the path of that light
passing the light-years between

Knowing full well the facts of the Moonlight
reflecting the light of the Sun,
it nevertheless leads me to imagine
that the Moon makes its own light from within.

Even if Galileo himself, who charted the Sun,
were to explain with patience and tact
I still would ignore him and blissfully say:
“Please dont confuse me with facts.”

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4 Comments Post a comment
  1. Oct 27 2015

    Delightful……Wonder what Galileo might say. πŸ˜‰

    • Oct 27 2015

      he’d laugh, a bit of comic relief from his other problems πŸ™‚

  2. Oct 27 2015

    Made me smile and feel warm on this chilly day. The moon does indeed have its own light. πŸ™‚


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