The Unfolding

The Unfolding:

The sword of Orion opens the doors of the sky.
from the Pyramid Texts

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These are not stars but 
galaxies like our Milky Way.
There are trillions of galaxies in the sky, each with billions of stars.
This is a small region near the North Pole,
1/24,000,000 of the whole sky.


Our neighbor Andromeda - M31 - About two million light years away. Click for full size

— What do the stars have to tell us ? What have they seen?
     These our starry companions through space and time ? 

—  Did they see the iron pounding in our blood - forged in stars before our sun?
      Did they make the calcium in our bones and the salt in our food?

—  Did they find lucky little Earth hiding in a quiet corner? 

—  And blowing cosmic winds,
          did they wander across the sky like sowers,
              sprinkling down upon Earth the seeds of life?

__ And do they laugh at / with us trying to comprehend this vast cosmos
            with our little minkey brains?


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