By Ally Ang ’17


We fall into bed

with that same blind uncertainty

& grasping in the dark

of a newborn still learning

to open its eyes.

You unravel beneath me

and together, we hurtle

towards the direction of chaos.

It is deliberate, this undoing:

I model myself after a universe

ruled by entropy. But it is all too presumptuous

to think that just because we cannot see order

it must be absent.

Like a kaleidoscope of monarchs

whose wings instinctively remember

thousands of years of migration

the universe knows just where to scatter its atoms

a secret that it holds tight to its chest.

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