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Orbits

The sun brines in a sticky chicken broth / watching one to eight float in her belly

A slightly blurred, as if to appear three-dimensional, digital artwork of planets and stars. Two pla

The sun brines in a sticky chicken broth 

watching one to eight float in her belly, 

they revolve like marbles in cheesecloth. 

 

The planets remain shy and neighbourly. 

They hear Neptune pull Saturn by her rings: 

“A new moon for them,” stars hiss childishly. 

 

They quietly watch the crescent as it sings 

to the unborn child’s cosmic heartbeat. 

Globes of ashtrays envy solar tidings. 

 

How easy they make it seem to complete 

a full circle, breathing evenly through 

every axis in their orbit without defeat. 

 

Earth mocks men who forget their orbit. 

But this world does not revolve around an axis,

                                                     (its people do). 

 
Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Five 2022

EDITION SIX 'RETROFUTURISM' AVAILABLE NOW!

Our last print edition of 2022 is here! This wild, visionary edition is filled with burning nostalgia, glittering hope, and tantalising visions of the future, past, and present.

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