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The Wonder in Astronomy

Devin Stevens Presents Literature

“There, totally immersed in a bath of pure ethereal colour and of unrelenting though unwounding brightness, stretched his full length and with eyes half closed in the strange chariot that bore them, faintly quivering, through depth after depth of tranquility far above the reach of night, he felt his body and mind daily rubbed and scoured and filled with new vitality. Weston, in one of his brief, reluctant answers, admitted a scientific basis for these sensations: they were receiving, he said, many rays that never penetrated the terrestrial atmosphere.

But Ransom, as time wore on, became aware of another and more spiritual cause for his progressive lightening and exultation of heart. A nightmare, long engendered in the modern mind by the mythology that follows in the wake of science, was falling off him. He had read of ‘Space’: at the back of his thinking for years had lurked the dismal…

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The world is a vampire…nope, maybe it’s just me…

The daily rising of the sun, from the dark, comfortable, peaceful, imaginative, starlit canvas, to the hot, bright, blinding, loud, color-blurred, burning “daytime” is enough to make one go mad…

If the sun didn’t come up every day, but maybe once a week, I think I could tolerate it more…

Excerpts from “Dark”.

Gay stuff.


A day in the life of Cody

Cody gets into the shower.

It’s 12 pm.

The sky outside gets a little dark from through the curtained window.

Cody always thinks a thunderstorm is going to sneak up on him every time there isn’t constant, direct sunlight.

There have been many thunderstorms in the area recently, which Cody is afraid of.

Cody remembers reading recently that most lightning strikes on people occur between 12 PM and 4 PM.

Cody thinks that the reason this is the case is because people were doing what he was doing: not taking the sudden darkness of light seriously, as he has done for as long as he can remember anytime the sun goes behind a cloud.

Cody has to decide to either finish washing his hair or get struck by lightning.

Cody decides to get out of the shower before the surprising, loud thunderclap, meaning that lightning struck nearby: potentially, his house.

A day in the life of Cody.

P.S. The lightning hasn’t struck yet.

The sun appears to be out.

Yet another false alarm.

June 4, 2014.

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