I don’t care if you are made of cosmic dust
…or minerals
…….or ice
…………or space motes or interplanetary cast-offs.

When I sit in the cold
on a moonless night
and glimpse your brief declaration of light
…silent
…….fierce
…………ephemeral 

I feel awed.
…
…….
…………
and left behind.

(Constellation map; Andreas Cellarius from “Harmonia Macrocosmica; 1660)

I don’t care if you are made of cosmic dust
…or minerals
…….or ice
…………or space motes or interplanetary cast-offs.

When I sit in the cold
on a moonless night
and glimpse your brief declaration of light
…silent
…….fierce
…………ephemeral

I feel awed.

…….
…………
and left behind.

(Constellation map; Andreas Cellarius from “Harmonia Macrocosmica; 1660)