Designation R

February 17th, 2024 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Olivier Bernard & Philippe Bernhard

A silence deep in glowing caves
Is never quite alone
It wonders in its quiet waves
To race and run from home.

Its spirts shine within the deep
To find a common stare
It shields us from a truth so steep
For how we see unfair.

Our deepest threat, our deepest care,
Is unique at each owns grave
Our silent screams are muted there,
Where fate, outruns, its wave.

NGC 2237 >>

Hat Tip: “The Ocean” by Nathaniel Hawthorne



January 27th, 2024 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Alistair Symon

futher more
surfaced in reflecting gloss –

just beneath
just as real,
as though
a drop
fell full,
into a glass
into a mix
of color –

lost in its intensity
it’s life and the pain
that draws our beauty out.

Seagull to California >>


Hat Tip – “Eyes” by Some Person, 2014


Graben Ridge

December 9th, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UArizona

Wrinkle wedge sisters
Wrangle through time
Wrestling with whispers
Through its weathered –

Melas Chasma >>



April 29th, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, Danny Milisavljevic (Purdue University), Tea Temim (Princeton University), Ilse De Looze (UGent) IMAGE PROCESSING: Joseph DePasquale (STScI)

Ejected hard materials
Explodes –
Its true remains

As random dust etherials
Demands –
It’s earned domain.

Cassiopeia >>


Striking Blue

January 29th, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Stefan Thrun

Seven sisters, in the sky
Shining bright, for all to spy
A cluster of, stars so fair
Guiding visions, everywhere.

In ancient times, they were a guide
For sailor, soldier, and and those who bide
Their light in winter, shining clear
A beacon of hope, drawing near.

So let us look, up to the sky
And see the Seven, Sisters rise
A reminder of, the beauty there
The infinite expanse, place we share.

Hat tip: ChatGPT – OpenAI

Messier 45 >>


Zeroed Row

August 20th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit: NASA

A degradation signal
In a timescale shaking wave
Breaks its solar dominion
To cheat –
Its telemetry grave.

Hat Tip: RJHC

Voyager 1 >>



August 14th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Douglas J. Struble (Future World Media)

A thread of heavens woven cloth
Enraptured with its might
A misty red and soggy froth
Captures – it’s true fight.

Spread and splashed with flowing haste
Throughout its mystic night
It asks for nothing from its host
To brave – its present plight.

Hat tip: William Butler Yates – “He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven”

Bok Globule >>



July 24th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Giorgio Ferrari

Seas of red
Tides of change
Embeds its power
Through control –
Of range.

NGC 6914 >>



May 21st, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Carlos Taylor

Breathing in –
Inhaling wonder
Swallowed rapture
Devouring the natal molecules
Of our whimsical –

NGC 3572 >>


Concrete Rose

December 12th, 2021 § 0 comments § permalink

Credit & Copyright: Wido Oerlemans – X-ray: Chandra, Infrared: Spitzer

Seething stars through bloodshot eyes
In silent scenes of death
Races, violently, burning
For a never want of rest

Gaming, future, systems
Like a treasure found for me
I realize that returning
Is a spot I cannot see

I mention, saying, never, known
In a heart that doesn’t exist
As destiny leans on through
And puts its end to this.

Hat Tip / Re-Mix: Tupac Shakur “Life Through My Eyes”

NGC 281 >>


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