Wednesday, April 19, 2017

DAY #17: Seeking Meaning Beyond ~ Neptune

Another great planetary poem from MeteorMags.  The intrepid Mags has sailed to all the open planets so far. Have you?

By MeteorMags

you wait when light abandons you
to a frozen ammonia tempest.
forgiveness lives here
no more.

what becomes the sea without the sun?
what tide is borne without the moon
to bear it?

silent you drifted for centuries
while after you dreams dared not venture
and no one sang at all.

holst named you the mystic
but what knowledge awaits
your desolation?

the astronomer forsakes the city
for the unlit barrens
to see farther

past the realm of noise and mirth
and the din of blinding light

busy with nothing
he discovers
what lies


Poems can be submitted at the drop boxes on LEA 4, or by emailing them to caledoniaskytower at g mail (dot) com.

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