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Merlin is the name of a metallic and emerald moth made Moon of a clear and coloured cloud covered world called simply Here. A place of peace and promise with a light in every window of the floating cities . Living swirls and eddies wish to leave Here and make their home on Merlin , but cannot, being one with the wind and the clouds , yet in their yearning is poetry, which some moths may read to try taming the temptation to take a rocket to Here, from where so many candles beckon , of where the Moths sing.

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    Speculoos Biscuits 5 months ago

    I had to read this a few times but it is beautiful and strange but no less powerful for that. I think we can all empathise with yearning to be somewhere we can never be. Thank you for this.

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    Christopher 5 months ago

    I too read it several times. Very beautiful.

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    Neville Hunt 5 months ago

    What an alliterative alternative arcadian aspiration. Great stuff Jamie. Now I need to figure it all out.

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    Jamie Clapperton 5 months ago

    Thanks very much Guys. Considering breaking it up for clarity.

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    VerityAlways about 2 months ago

    Nicely worded Aspirations!

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    Jamie Clapperton about 1 month ago

    Thank you, Verity.

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