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Carolyn Chilton Casas


In the Smithsonian
I read about
a new telescope
that will allow scientists
to virtually explore
twenty billion galaxies.

I picture Star Trek
on steroids.

And here
we are yet unable
to figure out intelligently,
how to adequately
take care of our one.

© by Carolyn Chilton Casas.
Used here with permission.


Carolyn Chilton Casas lives on the central coast of California. A Reiki Master and teacher, she often explores ways of healing in her writing. Carolyn's stories and poems have appeared in numerous publications and she is the author of one poetry collection, Our Shared Breath. A new collection, Under the Same Sky, is forthcoming. Carolyn enjoys hiking and beach volleyball; learn more about her on Instagram at mindfulpoet_ .


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Well said, simply and beautifully.
Posted 04/22/2024 01:31 PM
Lori Levy:
Posted 04/22/2024 01:26 PM
michael escoubas:
Excellent observation, Carolyn, in the simplest terms you make a huge impact. Well done.
Posted 04/22/2024 09:22 AM
Wilda Morris:
Sad but true and well-said.
Posted 04/22/2024 09:04 AM
Darrell Arnold:
My mind is blown to smithereens By the stupendous thought of 20 billion galaxies WHAT! The whys and whens and hows Impossible to fathom Belief in God the only comfortable place to turn.
Posted 04/22/2024 08:41 AM

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