He jumped to earth from a helium balloon
suspended on the cusp of space
He made a poem
with the twenty minutes of oxygen
he had left.
He remembered a teacher telling him:
No Ideas But In Things.
He looked at the thing in front of him
and pulled it to his chest.
It felt blue and green and quiet.
What idea, he wondered, is this?
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