Whispers of large and tiny secrets,
Solemnly drawn at 2AM,
with blood-shot eyes
And tequila shots beside
"What is it?"
I ask dreamily
As I crawl into your protective arms
"I don't know yet" you reply
Your eyes half closed.
The sunlight filters stealthily
Through the shades
Drawing a pattern on your chest,
I rest my head there
Hearing your heart beat
As mine dances.
The rain is pouring outside,
It falls wild on the rooftop
Like the mad beats of a drum
During a festival.
"I think I get it now",you say,
Slowly pulling me closer,
I ask you again but you refuse to tell me.
The rains are heavy again these days
And as I sit here
On my old wooden chair
I remember you.
Almost like a nostalgic cup of tea
With a hint of lemon
And after all these decades,
I finally understand.
Astounding fact: Our moon is 400 times smaller than the Sun, and incredibly it is also 400 times closer to the Earth than the Sun. The precision of these dimensions (400 and 400) is the sole reason that from time to time we are able to experience a perfect solar eclipse.
Now I understand that it is completely plausible that hundreds of millions (possibly trillions) of planets may exist in our universe, however, in spite of these almost unfathomable numbers, do you believe that there is another planet out there whose moon, or one of its moons, is precisely calibrated to the exact dimensions of size and distance, that it blocks out the light from the star that it orbits to achieve a perfect solar eclipse? This elegant indigo sphere that we call home really could be the only place in 13.7 billion years of space and time that this happens.
Interesting side note: It took a solar eclipse to prove that Einstein's theory of general relativity was correct. Pictures were taken of a solar eclipse, these pictures showed that the light from stars behind our sun was actually bending around the sun because of its gravity warping the space that surrounded it.