Davide Castel Davide Castel
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is it meant to be 'acquaintance'?

Jim Miller Jim Miller
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Yes. Thanks very much. Will fix it.

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To the ScribeSlicers of the southern hemisphere: I apologize for the northern orientation.



I turn my face to the star flung sky


Once more I meet with my old friends


The vestments of the heavens


At once, crystalline and cold,


Cheery and bright.


One of the anchors of my being


One of the few constants of my life


Always present, though not always visible,


Ursa Major, the Big Dipper, my first acquaintance, 2 comments


Orion, the Tough One whom my father


Knew before me and introduced me to,


Cassiopeia, the queen, who runs the big circle


And never dips to the horizon.


You have never done me any wrong, my friends,


Or led me astray


For every time the darkness is upon me,


In the clearness of the nightscape,


You are...


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