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Constellations sang in silence,
all the cosmos offered praise,
long before this globe's existence
spun to weave our nights and days.
Here humanity was founded,
seeking meaning, plumbing doubt,
raising questions never answered,
turning wisdom inside out.

Verses 2-3 follow

Metre: 8 7 8 7D


Andrew Pratt (born 1948)

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