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Space Odyssey

Space Odyssey

The weight of a meteor rests on my heart.
No shelter is found in the earth’s atmosphere.
My voyage to freedom I begin to chart
and travel alone through the final frontier
To ease a spirit impaired by gravity,
I release my demons to the galaxy.
As moonlight caresses the remnants of scars,
I will linger here and dance among the stars.

© Susan Schoeffield

Written for the Creative Bloomings “Inform Poet” prompt to write a Rispetto poem. More information about this form and examples can be found at Shadow Poetry.

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