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During the day in our atmosphere

the black of space turns blue 

-small white clouds drift overhead

 

Some afternoons in our hemisphere

our side of the world turns away from our single sun

turning bright white light into layers of orange and yellow

 

During the night,  our planet turns completely into dark

harsh sunlight is replaced with the muted colors of our 

solitary moon,  sometimes a crescent, sometimes perfectly round  

 

 

What sounds mundane is often beautiful

the repetition of the cycles diminishes

nothing  

 

 

 

 

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Min"u*et (?), n. [F., fr. menu small, L. minutus small. So called on account of the short steps of the dance. See 4th Minute.]

1.

A slow graceful dance consisting of a coupee, a high step, and a balance.

2. Mus.

A tune or air to regulate the movements of the dance so called; a movement in suites, sonatas, symphonies, etc., having the dance form, and commonly in 3-4, sometimes 3-8, measure.

 

© Webster 1913.

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