In Space

is the silence so sacred
that stillness is a solace
to the spinning?

Are star lights
like dainty daisies that illuminate the night?

Is the earth
but a beacon of beauty
when viewed from afar,
so far that you cannot hear
Man and his kind
screaming?

 

All words by Damien B. Donnelly

Inspired by a Twitter Prompt from #ShapePoetry

 

FROM AFAR

11 thoughts on “FROM AFAR

  1. In space no one can hear you scream. Didn’t you know that? Love this poem. Space poems with all that vastness to play with bring out the inventivity in a poet. That first stanza is gorgeous.

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