Spencer Fabricant

The City’s Greatest Minds

A site once lush with life
Now lays in concrete ruins:
It is lit by a fake sun
When the residue left behind by nature wants it dark.
A sun created by the city’s greatest minds,
Yet it is consumed by those who do not even care to understand.

Even so, these great minds pursue their dreams:
The thirst for a better understanding drives them to deeper knowledge.
They devote their lives to their studies,
Even though their work is doomed
To be taken for granted.

With all their technology so abundant,
The stars are lost amidst the artificial light:
They forget their place in the universe,
Of which they are not the center.


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