Earth Dreams

Each night
this fragile world
still dreams
of resting gently
in the safe
embrace of those
who searched the stars
and galaxies
for perfect twins
of planet Earth
and finding
nearly nothing there
began to fear
and care.

Earth Dreams © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: June 7, 2020