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4.27.2015

Poem: "Astronomical"

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Astronomical
By: Eve Estelle


Ever tried to count the stars?
Even just from Earth to Mars?
Ever seen a comet's light
As it drifts across the expanse of night?

The skies above, though still they seem,
Darker than shadow, but with brilliance they teem;
With stellar sights spanning
Far beyond what our eyes can see,
This is a vast land full of mystery;
Colorful displays, deadly gamma rays,
Galaxies by the billions,
Planets by the trillions;
But not even the brightest light,
The largest star,
Can flee the black fury that lurks out of sight.

Not for the weak, nor for the bold,
This is a place
Where tales are told;
Oh, what a huge mistake it'd be,
If we stopped looking at this deep, dark sea.

13 comments:

  1. Cosmic,illuminating,that's what you're poem is.Love this starry write to an astronomical amount.Let's take time out to look at this sea.Beautiful.

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    1. Love what you did there with "astronomical" lol. Glad you liked it, thank you! :)

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    2. well,atleast you liked it :) thanks...ofcourse your poem is beautiful...hope you're doing great Eve,see you around. :)

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  2. This is the best poem related to astronomy I have ever read. I just love your wrting style. You got talents girl! :DD Keep it up! :) Your blog is amazing because whenever I get bored or something I can just randomly read one of your so many amazing posts and I will find something beautiful written by you and get entertained :D Thank you.

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    1. Awe, thank you so very much! I love that you like to come here when you're feeling bored! ^^ That's so great. Comments like these are what make writing worth it!

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  3. This is so beautiful wow I love this so much. <3

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it, Kelsey! :) Thanks so much for commenting!

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  4. I haven't commented in forever and I feel horrible. Ugh. >_<
    That aside, this poem is gorgeous Eve. Just beautiful. You're writing is always so... lyrical. It's wonderful. ^-^
    xo Adi

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    1. That's alright, Adaline! I get it! I wish I was a more frequent commenter, too. I don't know how people who follow more than one blog do it.

      Thank you, though! I appreciate the kind comment, and you reading. ^^

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  5. I really enjoyed this. Beautifully worded. Keep it up =)

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    1. So glad you found it to your liking, JP! Thanks for commenting. :)

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  6. A beautiful poem, for my favorite hobby, astronomy. Wonderful!

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    1. Thank you, Charles! Astronomy is fantastic, isn't it? Amazing some of the things that are out there.

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