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I Would Like to Describe

'Coiled Creature of the Night' (from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope)

      
“we fall asleep
with one hand under our head
and with the other in a mound of planets”
   
– Zbigniew Herbert
   
from ‘I Would Like to Describe’ by Zbigniew Herbert,
The Collected Poems 1956 – 1998 (Ecco, 2007)