Spaces Between by Hayley Gibbons

Hayley Gibbons | December 2nd, 2023 | poetry | No Comments

Poem

in the Beginning
there were stars and a sun
and also black holes
but people only count the stars
they say the event horizon is the
point of no return
where the pressure is so much
that light can’t survive it
they only count the stars
though the smothering black
is just as much an entity
stars will burn you
but night will only snuff you out

Poet Bio

Hayley Gibbons is a wife, mom and English teacher from East London, South Africa. Her poetry has been published in various online poetry projects. She loves listening to Sting, drinking coffee and writing poetry whenever she gets the chance.

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