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by Clara Mae Gregory

Kinetic kindling
nudged Newton’s
First law where
Motion gave birth
to Time twinkled
Starlight falling
Down to Earth
Cradling the Celestial
Bondage of gravity


Author's Note: It is said that "LOVE" makes the world go round. :)

Posted on 03/01/2014
Copyright © 2023 Clara Mae Gregory

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Quentin S Clingerman on 03/02/14 at 09:40 PM

Fascinating "Celestial bondage of gravity". One day that bondage will be lifted. God promises that in His Word.

Posted by Philip F De Pinto on 03/04/14 at 12:33 PM

marvelous progression of words, all leading to events and how one affects the other, the all of which lead to that world, Love, which makes the world go round more than any other.

Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 04/12/14 at 02:37 PM

Never heard it described that way before, but definitely requires all those elements. Well stated CM!

Posted by Britt Zimmerman on 01/23/15 at 02:37 PM

Beautiful! :)

Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 01/28/15 at 04:35 AM

All struck matches light up with this one. Very nice construction and flow.

Posted by Laura Doom on 01/28/15 at 10:29 AM

For some reason, known only to my subconscious, your last line translated as 'depravity of gravity', which might be considered an effective oxymoron (attraction of opposites) or an organic intensifier (the principle of celestial stasis). Which means you got an A* in literature, science and philosophy for this one Clara...

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