“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



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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