Ship berthed, door opens,
friends lost, remembered now, here
the odyssey ends
far from the blue planet Earth,
immigrants from a dead world
By Reto Stöckli (land surface, shallow water, clouds) Robert Simmon (enhancements: ocean color, compositing, 3D globes, animation) Data and technical support: MODIS Land Group; MODIS Science Data Support Team; MODIS Atmosphere Group; MODIS Ocean Group Additional data: USGS EROS Data Center (topography); USGS Terrestrial Remote Sensing Flagstaff Field Center (Antarctica); Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (city lights). (http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=57723) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
This tanka is for Colleen Chesbro’s Weekly Tanka Challenge.
The prompt words were friend and door.