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Jupiter | Gustav Holst

This makes me nostalgic of movies I’ve seen when growing up. Mainly Hook for some odd reason. It sounds like a song from a 90s family adventure film. 10 more words

Music

jupiter

jupiter

you make me laugh until we tumble
into this drift like asteroids
coaxed by gravity

to surround this jovial hydrogen bastard
who disturbs the belt with his frivolities… 123 more words

Poetry

mercury

mercury

when you no longer hate the sun for shining
or curse it for bringing life
to our cold blue speck

when you run out of things to say… 183 more words

Poetry

The Planets - Mars, Bringer of War

My hope is a quick succession of short poems based on Holst’s The Planets, Opus 32.  This idea came to me by way of an artistic installation on Second Life in the Linden Endowment of the Arts.  195 more words

Poetry And Poems

mars

mars

you and i have unfinished business.
you taught me destruction
a skill for leaving trails
of unmarked graves and broken spears.

your path leads nowhere but down. 60 more words

War

neptune

neptune

you wait when light abandons you
to a frozen ammonia tempest.
forgiveness lives here
no more.

what becomes the sea without the sun?
what tide is borne without the moon… 107 more words

Poetry

uranus

Uranus

One side lies in darkness
never seeing light.
One side burns eternal day
to never see the night.

Celestial protogenitor,
Holst called you the Magician… 102 more words

Poetry