Found: Mexico City, 1790, 12 feet diameter.
Solar calendar, cardinal points of the universe.
15th-century science and religion mixed with blood
from those sacrificed to keep the Sun
in motion and the remaining world alive.
Remains of many dead and dying stars
in a vast graveyard near the center
of our Milky Way galaxy in a
black hole where the dead feed on
others – like celestial zombies emitting X-ray howls.
Milky Way center —by NASA, ESA, SSC, SXC & STSCI
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Rilke’s angels have not visited me, though
I have welcomed them and I know
they still long for the human condition.
They are almost like us. Not quite.
Here, my hand and pen. Touch me!
My temple bell is small, without temple
to hold its tintinnabulation but it sounds
in my mind as I enter informing
anyone there of my presence.
I am here. Now. Where are you?
On this longest night, gods and goddesses
met to plan our Fates. Virgin mothers
gave birth to their sacred sons today.
Rhiannon’s Pryder. Isis’ Horus. Demeter’s Persephone. Perhaps,
Mary’s Jesus under a comet or conjunction.