Saturday, October 31, 2015

Sol Oriens

And alien tears will fall for him
Pity’s long-broken urn
For his mourners will be out cast men
And outcasts always mourn.

Oscar Wilde - tombstone
(Pere Lachaise, Paris, France)

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Author's Note

In that split second of darkness nothing changed.
A billion seconds equals 31.69 years. I'm 35. I'm over a billion seconds old. Great. Now, I feel old.