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Fraiku: Night Gems

More diamonds and rubiesstrewn across the night skythan are found on Earth Photo from the JWST. To celebrate the Sorta-Sonnets posted on Whispers & Echoes, I stole two lines from each of the seven published works and made a pastiche … Continue reading

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My Valentine’s Day Gift

I can’t give you the moon and stars,but you’re always welcome to lookthrough my telescope. (This haiku also appeared as part of the Haikuniverse Valentine’s Day marathon.)

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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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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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Telescopes are Time Machines

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today‚Äôs prompt, write a looking back poem. Of course, some people just glance over their shoulders, and others stop and turn all the way around. Some look back in time and weigh their successes … Continue reading

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