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Three Senryu – Ponders about Spacey Matter

Three Senryu – Ponders about Spacey Matter

Messier 74

spiral galaxy
thiry million light years out
awe-inspiring form

Photo Credit: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Extraterrestrial Sprites

electrical bursts
Extraterrestrial Sprites
during lightning storms

Photo Credit: Powerful Terrestrial Sprites

All that remains of the oldest documented example of a supernova, called RCW 86

dying yellow star
super-nova explosion
was once like the sun

Photo Credit: The Baltimore Sun Supernova


Written for:

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

Sensational Haiku Wednesday  “ponder”

Also posted on:

Haiku Heights Prompt #97 “space”

Sonnet XXXV

Newly Discovered Supernova in the Whirlpool Galaxy

Sonnet XXXV

A superstar stellar celebrity
has appeared in the evening sky. Among
the worldwide observing community,
no one ever saw a starburst this young.
The inner clockwork of this titanic
event, was ranked as a universal
episode of intensity. Cosmic
explosions were seen by professional
digital astroimagers. They prepared
very large aperture telescopes,
then witnessed what the precursor star dared
to do before bursting. Everyone hopes
to glimpse the event with reinforced eyes:
that brilliant whirlpool that lives in dark skies.


Posted on:

Open Link Night ~ Week 34

This is a hubble space telescope picture. It’s just gorgeous.

Sonnet XXXIV

Ancient Supernova Spits Gamma Ray Fire

Sonnet XXXIV

Ionic currents light the nebula.
Most lustrous waves of fury in the sky,
growing remains of a supernova.
Super-charged neutron-star. Pulsar. Whereby,
feint gamma rays in a smoky curtain
flash actively in a magnetized state.
Chemiluminescent radiation
blasting ions at a powerful rate.
The most powerful particle sources,
a luminal heart of a shattered star,
spins and lights up stellar resources
in a dragon galaxy spitting fire.
Across the electromagnetic field,
enormous flares are splendidly revealed.


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I don’t have much to say about this. I liked the picture, and I loved the title, thought it was poetic, so I wrote this sonnet.