The Accident (Poem)

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The Accident

The Accident, a strange object in space.

There is an object hurtling through the Milky Way known as The Accident.

It is neither star nor planet, but a very old, cold brown dwarf.

Ofttimes I feel that way myself,

Neither fish nor fowl nor good red herring, still

Careening across the sea of stars without

Purpose or direction.

That could be my name: The Accident. Or

Perhaps not.

Maybe in some far-off pocket of the universe, I'll find

A niche. It could be that

My real name is The Missing Piece of the

Puzzle.
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