Solar Campfire

Stoke the fire
Make it burn
There’s so much
more to learn.

Toss the soil
into motion
add some air
plants and ocean

Other orbs
large and small
rock or gas
cover them all

A final flourish
life and sky
Five billion years
Before it dies

A Solar Campfire
warming its orbits
On to the next one
yet more to be lit.

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