Spiderfly

September 7th, 2019 § 0 comments

Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, Spitzer Space Telescope, 2MASS

Because we could not stop to die
Death did not stop for me;
The stars hold true a measured cloak
Of pure passivity.

We slowly wake, and see a truth
That makes a stark reveal;
That time and prescience cannot hide
Our raw, mortality.

Two Micron All Sky Survey >>

 

Hat Tip: Emily Dickinson‘s “The Chariot Poem”

 

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