96% of the universe, Deborah Bacharach

Mark Terry, “Wood-fired bottle,” 8 x 4 x 4, wood-fired stoneware, Noble Hill Anagama



96% of the universe

made up of the dark unknown December brings us closer the dark rolling in before the day starts we walk through black towards a brass band slouched like stars in the sky pulled by rain we walk the lake whipped by hot cider glows Hawking taught us black holes gobble all light Mom’s heart pounds harder now he says there are white holes candles fill every nook and cranny every crack and inlet give it all back.

Deborah Bacharach

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