“Creation Story”: A Poem by Santi Tafarella

 

 

It seems to have

started as an argument. 

 

Nothing became something,

rapidly expanding

 

to a whole laundry list

of things.

 

Separation and settlement

followed.

 

Over time things cooled.

Mother got her planets; Father 

 

took the stars.

As in any divorce,

 

vast distances opened,

and continue to grow.

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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