“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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2 Responses to “Creation Story” (A Poem by Santi Tafarella)

  1. cocoyea says:

    I found you through my tag surfer. Just wanted to say I enjoyed reading your poem. Particularly: “Mother got her planets; Father took the stars.”

  2. ice gal says:

    Just B

    Told that to a girl from a time ago

    Where is what she wanted to know

    Just B


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