Pete Crowther

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Black Hole - Poem by Pete Crowther

A black hole is hungry,
it swallows light,
even the odd galaxy
like a hoover,
but get this—
they say it blows out
(at the other end, I guess)
new universes
like frogspawn
or bubbles, just think:
a froth of universes,
each as big as ours
but all different.
Man, it’s mind blowing!

Comments about Black Hole by Pete Crowther

  • (4/20/2006 5:56:00 PM)

    I love this! ! ! ! ! ! So glad I picked it, don't know what drew me to the title but this is great poem, truly I love it! Moyaxx (Report) Reply

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  • (4/13/2006 1:48:00 AM)

    You take new angles, explain the most complicated phenomena with vivid images and that's wonderful! Warmly, Julia (Report) Reply

  • (2/14/2006 2:42:00 AM)

    An artistic combination of images, from the mundane (hoover) to the sublime (froth) . Very vivid. Light pervades your poems Peter, even when it is threatened by the big voracious mouth of a black hole. (Report) Reply

  • (7/4/2005 9:03:00 PM)

    i m interested in astronomy and black holes r really mysterious.i had never read any poem like this one, related to modern astronomy.very good was really novel! (Report) Reply

  • (3/3/2005 2:51:00 AM)

    A poem with a message When my son was a little boy (he is 17 now) he used to ask me about the black hole...what could I say? Ajn interesting and different poem..Imagine that out of total darkness can come light and life...A very beautiful poem...with love Pia (Report) Reply

  • (3/3/2005 2:46:00 AM)

    When my boy was 9 he always asked me about the black hole...and what could I say...Isnt if a fascinating thought that out of total darkness can come life and light. An interesting and different poem. Everything is possible Beautiful! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 25, 2004

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