Star Travelers

 

Galactic Cherry Blossom

The galaxy NGC 1156 resembles a delicate cherry blossom tree flowering in springtime in this Hubble image. The many bright “blooms” within the galaxy are in fact stellar nurseries β€” regions where new stars are springing to life. Text credit: ESA (European Space Agency) Image credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA, R. Jansen

 

The universe wakes

in a brilliant blush of color

flowering dazzle clouds that sail on ifs

in magic rhythm from was to is

 

~for eternity or not~

 

do we embrace

with fired hearts,

desiring stars,

remembering home

 

A puente from the Oracle.

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28 thoughts on “Star Travelers

  1. I can’t decide on one favorite line. I love the whole, which I always do, but usually I can settle on one (or two) lines as “This here.” I love the idea of sailing on ifs, not just the clouds in your poem but our lives, our souls. Life is one big If …

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