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Star fall

In the deepest night
At the coldest hour
In the trembling stars
The Sun God’s Flower
Travels safe
Within the womb
– the Heaven River
Goddess Tomb –
And Shu holds Geb
Upon the sand
While Nut uplifts
In Tufnet’s hand
And sleeping Ra
Wakes to rebirth
One single star
Falls to the earth

Part of the Distant Times collection

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