Thru' its heaven this planet spins.
Night awakes to nurse her twins.
She suckles both upon her breasts;
One is evil, the other then rests.
She further feeds a famous fable--
She knows that Cain will murder Abel.
The stars come out to steal my breath;
Night has nursed her infants--Sleep & Death.
© F. Carroll Harrison, 2012
|The Serpens star-forming region; photo by NASA|