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Five million square miles of arctic tundra lie

northward of most people living on our planet.

The ungulates dwell there, and bears, with fish swimming below and

birds above, and

the surface of the deep blue sea

covers one hundred and thirty-nine million more

of those square miles that are safe,

the ones uninhabited by humans.

Latitude by longitude, if

God

were to place himself on the grid

it would be

in the crosshairs,

where the cruelest of

preachers and politicians

cannot see him.

He has gone before us

above and below us

nailed between the heavens

and the earth.

I think there might be flowers growing on stars today.

It all will begin again.

It would take seventy five quadrillion earths lined up in a row to

reach across our galaxy.

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