These stars that dot and dust the night
lend fewer truths and lesser light.

What constellation clarifies
how far we've gone or where time lies?

Yet stars are constant: blame the skies,
these clouds obstructing light from eyes!

Obstructionism © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: October 9, 2021

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