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Dreams Beyond Dreams

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There are places out in space
that beg the question of why,
abiding where dreams embrace
our infinite inner sky.

Stargazers pay attention
to sidereal pathways,
tracing every dimension,
some using astral math ways.

Scientists study each fact
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Dreams Beyond Dreams
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Topic(s) of this poem: dreams
Inspiration for poem ~ Astronomers observe star reborn in a flash…

This image of the Stingray nebula, a planetary nebula 2,700 light-years from Earth, was taken with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2) in 1998. In the center of the nebula the fast evolving star SAO 244567 is located. Observations made within the last 45 years showed that the surface temperature of the star increased by almost 40,000 degrees Celsius. Now new observations of the spectra of the star have revealed that SAO 244567 has started to cool again…

Image credit: NASA, ESA/Hubble
Ronnie McGinn 11 August 2018

A lovely interpretation and a beautiful flowing presentation of what may well be an eternal question

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Harley White 11 August 2018

Thank you very much for your thoughtful comment. I'm really pleased that you liked the poem!

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Bill Cantrell 09 August 2018

My friend, this should be an introduction to all of your poetry, I so adore dreams, especially when they are filled with the enlightenment of Harley white, if I never read any poetry but yours? .....it would be enough for me, when I read your poems, I am at a most peaceful state of mind and heart, thank you for putting your all into every poem! , you will forever have my admiration!

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Harley White 10 August 2018

It is so rewarding for me to read your comments, like a cool drink of water from a mountain stream or finding an oasis in the desert! How fortunate I am to have you for a reader! I truly appreciate it!

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