The Geometry of Angels and Devils

Inspired by Sir Roger Penrose

Colder than black holes, carrying
energy, and then a pop!

Afterward is really, really boring. 

But we will not be around to be bored.    
Photons will. They won’t be bored at all.

Clocks stopped without noticing, such useful
pictures to squash the limits of circles living    
on the edge.

A geometry of angels and devils; coexisting in the
same boundary. Infinity. The space where scales
do not matter. Just one way and not the other.

George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat Review, Moria Poetry Journal, Chronogram Journal, Ampersand Literary Review, the Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays and letters have appeared in the USA Today, Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, the Havana Times, the South China Morning Post, the Buffalo News, and more. 

See all his poems on Tea House here.

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