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Looking Back

Looking Backfor the James Webb Space Telescope Far past the dark side of the moonNever again to feel the warmthOf human breath or touch I need absolute cold for my workTo stare for days unblinkingSift light into colors Note the … Continue reading

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Falling Free

Instead of writing to someone else’s prompt, I wrote today’s poem for Yuri’s Night, the sixtieth anniversary of the first time we put a human in orbit. Falling Free Mission Control didn’t knowhow he’d react without weightso they locked the … Continue reading

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Bury me with my Glasses

The Science Cafe was packed tonight for the lecture on the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th year in operation and the audience was very appreciative of our poetry. I combined the prompt below with the presentation and came up with my … Continue reading

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Pale Blue Dot

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today‚Äôs prompt, write an across the sea poem. This could be a love letter, an electronic submission through cyber space and time, or a travel poem (by air or sea, though probably not car). … Continue reading

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