The Heart is a Constellation

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The Heart is a Constellation

Dying almost as
soon as it is born
the heart dances
with newborn stars
a constellation of 
affairs and a great 
accident
of the cosmos, if
you can find it had 
a purpose to mess up.

George Cassidy Payne is a poet from Rochester, NY. His work has been included in such publications as the Hazmat ReviewMoria Poetry JournalChronogram JournalAmpersand Literary ReviewThe Angle at St. John Fisher College, and 3:16 Journal. George’s blogs, essays and letters have appeared in USA TodayThe Wall Street JournalThe AtlanticHavana TimesSouth China Morning PostThe Buffalo News, and more. 

See all his poems on Tea House here.

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