The nest instinct through
True imaginings delight
Leads to what’s right
Color the lining new
Tufts soft and light
Bits shiny bright
Into completion it grew
Winged creature alights
Home for the night
1. To come down and settle, as after flight.
2. To come by chance: alight on a happy solution.
3. To dismount from a horse or vehicle.
Word Origin & History
Alight: "on fire," early 15c., apparently from M.E. aliht , pp. of alihton (O.E. on-lihtan ) "to light up," also "to shine upon" [Middle English alighten , from Old English ālīhtan : ā- , intensive pref. + līhtan , to relieve of a burden (from līht , light ; see light 2 ).] (orig. an animal mount) of weight.
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Finally leaving the "fire era" of wood, coal, and oil. Backing out of the dead end "nuclear age" of uranium and radioactivity. We are now entering...
"THE FUSION ERA"
“Not so far in the distant future, the next generation… will look back at our generation..
and know that the term ‘energy shortage’ was a term for unenlightened minds” gbgoble-2008
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