Poetry Marathon Submission #11

Starscapes Background on Mars is black. Stars bound. Gas sings in sibilant color; Red, yellow, blue, green, purple, orange. A heaven worth of Skittle’s. Heaven born rainbows, freed from Earth. Vast and breath catching, frozen in the shade, the universe encapsulates the planets. Comets sling…

The Right Sized Hole

Right, ok, you know Us and them Sadly you waved away the space It was a good idea, to be sad Filled you up with black holes And more black holes Just right Opening for you

Poem Marathon Submission #6

Lost and Redemption of a Life Ann WJ White Awakening the morning, waiting for it to rise, I follow a small tortiseshelled cat to her breakfast, carefully apportioned puree of chicken served on a glass dish, glistening. She is the reason for rising, for dancing,…

Floating Dream

I awake to find I’m weightless. Unsure of where I am, I panic. Then am gently self-reminded, I live deep in outer space.     No cause for alarm or worry, at my standard, floating state. What isn’t typical, is that I’ve drifted, so far…

19. Peace in Space

She came here to quiet her mind After every round of gathering with the humans Humans were so noisy Here alone with the light emanating from all around She could still her thoughts And take it all in And reenergize her depleted supply No one…

Infinity by Comparison

After dinner at Chez Désespoir, when the wine, the brie, cherry gazpacho, the sole, the fruit and cheese with honey glaze were cleared, after he gave her a ring with a rock as big as Jupiter, she buried her face in her hands. She said, “I…

Metaphysics (prompt 19)

Physicists believe that the universe is shaped like the inside of a soccer ball, with holograms projecting all possible angles of view like Indra’s net; that black holes extrude through the walls of space-time like scattered spikes that can suck us out of this world…

Don’t Say The Final Frontier

    That’s death and the frontier neck and neck with death is the soul which flits off into other dimensions if you’re in to that kind of thing Space is just geography without the Geo topography without the Topo Unnavigable via pitch, tilt, and…