The Silent Bang, Waiting (Homage to a lithograph by Parkes)
The silent bang.

The glow

Inflation to slow expansion

a new universe in the making,

to break off from the old

the cord cut

no communication between either

and she knows it's hers to watch and care

to the end and the end will come again,

they are on their own.

Her guidance through silent meditation:

Will these holograms sense otherness-connectedness?

one or two will see

and maybe act upon it

and join the ranks of those

providing the energy for

The silent bang

The glow,


by Richard Tornello (2008)

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