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Walking to
Proxima Centauri

would take
nine hundred fifty

million years.
I cannot see it

with my naked eye,

with infinite marvel
I believe it to be there.

Curiosity is the first step.

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Free verse
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Last few words: 
Proxima Centauri is our Earth's closest star, after the Sun. I am always astounded...
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Sounds like you are going on a journey of sorts and it may take some time to get there. Curiosity can be a wonderful thing yet dangerous in the same instance. I like your choice of's different. Well done.


I love your interpretation! Proxima Centauri is actually the closest star to our Earth, after our Sun. I really should have added that in the last few words. I am in awe of all that is beyond our sight, and also in awe of the curiosity, and the science, that discovered these boundless bodies in the universe. It is math and magic all in one!
Thank you for reading and helping with this!
(I'm gonna add a note in the last few words to help explain a bit. Thanks, again!)

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You often give us (Neopoets) something to think on... I find you to be a genius and a pioneer.

*hugs, Cat

When someone reads your work
And responds, please be courteous
And reply in kind, thanks.

Ha! You are too kind! Nah, I just read stuff. :)
Thank you for reading my poem!

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