Thursday, October 23, 2008

Teatime with the Sisters

she looked up into the clear
night sky and was delighted to see
the seven sisters twinkling back at her,
full of news since they last saw each other.

she imagined them settling
themselves into the fall sky
after their cosmic journey,
brewing some tea and filling her in
on all the latest intergalactic gossip.

apparently, orion hunted a large comet
in the off-season, which now made
wearing a bit of comet dust in one's hair
"all the rage."

"do you think i could get some
of that dust for my own hair?" she asked shyly.

"of course, dear," said one of the sisters, stirring her tea,
"but it'll take light years to get here
and by then it will be so last season."

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