Tag: gravity

  • 399: Startle the Heavens

    We climbed with Olympian vigour and reserves of immortality, with speed tearing space and time. From our astral thread fell away the stars and comets attempting to overtake. We brushed an outer ceiling and dared the edges, fatiguing Nature and contesting the rules of our make, waging a war worth all the while on the […]

  • 377: Look homeward, angel

    That you are capable of miraculousness, does not make you miracle: we aim, consistently and devastatingly lower, than the stars indicated in us.

  • 315: Distance

    Stamina, heart? This is reasoning past reasonable gravity. In this realm my strength is none. My Sun, my saviour, my giving grace; turning away from thee, is but looking ahead for thee.

  • 296

    Be firm when it hits.

  • 295: Fragments

    All things in fragments occur. And there is still time, so constantly ready yourself for that you would receive. Nothing that is coming to you is sudden, but winding around from an outer region of everlasting.

  • 250: Spirals

    Think of the black and immeasurable abyss overhead that hangs all things in its charm. The rolling spherical mass upon which man is fixed and depends, fated in spirals and shall ever be; and how insignificant your own reach and influence in this pattern.

  • 99: To build a galaxy

    Thou patient, vital Atom. Upon soft gravity’s lull mayst thou happen at last, upon another particle of the same ruptured star.