Size / / /

shiva dances
with fractal serpent arms
coiled around perfect circles
and golden rectangles

and dionysus prances
on wandering goat feet
stepping to the shimmering beat
of star-twinkle pulses

gods and muses
arc from sky to earth
and earth to sky
in thought-bodies

while through everything
a thin breeze blows
and also does not blow.


Copyright © 2002 Jessica Langer

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Jessica is a second-year student of English at the University of Toronto. An avid reader of science fiction and fantasy, she won her first poetry contest in kindergarten and finished her first as-yet-unpublished book at age 13. Even so, this is her first paid publication.

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