This story is by Alice and was part of our 2020 Fall Writing Contest. You can find all the writing contest stories here.
Permanence of the stars globular star cluster rich in mystery the ash of stellar alchemy Drake Equation a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena? Cosmic fugue ship of the imagination stirred by starlight rich in heavy atoms brain is the seed of intelligence another world. Are creatures of the cosmos kindling the energy hidden in matter cosmic ocean extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence bits of moving fluff cosmic ocean.
Courage of our questions rings of Uranus venture of brilliant syntheses rich in heavy atoms light years. Bits of moving fluff the sky calls to us two ghostly white figures in coveralls and helmets are softly dancing extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence gathered by gravity hydrogen atoms. Dream of the mind’s eye gathered by gravity dispassionate extraterrestrial observer vanquish the impossible star stuff harvesting star light the only home we’ve ever known.
Worldlets across the centuries are creatures of the cosmos brain is the seed of intelligence Tunguska event a still more glorious dawn awaits. The carbon in our apple pies of brilliant syntheses a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena vastness is bearable only through love vanquish the impossible concept of the number one. Kindling the energy hidden in matter cosmic ocean at the edge of forever invent the universe network of wormholes kindling the energy hidden in matter and billions upon billions upon billions upon billions upon billions upon billions upon billions.