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A poem composed while watching the conjunction of Jupiter and Venus – 6/30/2015

Posted by lehunt on July 2, 2015

Here is a poem that I composed (for the most part) while watching the conjunction of Jupiter and Venus a couple of days ago.  That conjunction is the celestial event that many scholars believe was The Star of Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago.  (The background picture is my best attempt to photograph it.)  It should still be visible until the fourth of July.  For some of my thoughts on the magi, click here.

Whispering Magi // easterngatepress.wordpress.com/

“What does it mean – now they have met?”

“The birth of a king.”

“But more than a king.  The jewelers of nature have set

The infinite mind in a perishing ring.”

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