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Accretion by Laura Wainwright (Lucent Dreaming Issue 6)

Witness
the birth of a new planet:
an amassing sphere of spiderlings,
packed like crushed coriander seeds,
quietly consolidating their dream of an
imperfect circle. Disturbed, they run, a broken
yolk, in all directions, plot a constellation, range
like a rash on the warm skin of the wall, before
amending, regrouping, adapting. Determinedly
rounding. Remembering again their unlike
pole. One world, for now,
mended.

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