There are many reasons to treat each other
with great tenderness. One is
the sheer miracle that we are here together
on a planet surrounded by dying stars.
--Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Watching My Friend Pretend Her Heart Isn't Breaking

Watching My Friend Pretend Her Heart Isn't Breaking

Jul 17, 2022-- "On Earth, just a teaspoon of neutron star
would weigh six billion tons. Six billion tons
equals the collective weight of every animal
on earth. Including the insects. Times three.

Six billion tons sounds impossible
until I consider how it is to swallow grief--"

Read the rest of Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer's exquisite poem here. (5426 reads)


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