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Ethereal Egg

Rating: 4.9

Might it be a pool or wishing well
with rainbow ripples round it wound
within an enchanted cosmic dell
of a fabulous world newfound—

or perhaps a spacetime passageway
that tunnels through regions yonder
to place where poets come out to play
and dreamers can blithely wander?

It turns out that what we are seeing
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Ethereal Egg
Monday, July 8, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: animals,astronomy ,birds,human condition,imagery,nature,poetic expression,space
Some sources of inspiration derived from the following images and articles, among others…

Rainbow Image of the Egg Nebula on the Hubble site…

Egg Nebula on Wikipedia…

The Egg Nebula on Futurism site…

Image ~ Egg Nebula… The Egg Nebula is located 3,000 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus. This image was taken with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys in September and October 2002.

Image Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Bill Cantrell 08 July 2019

Hither and thither creatures may come from this ethereal egg, I especially love the first two stanzas with questions of intrigue, another fascinating poem! ! !

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Harley White 08 July 2019

It is always a pleasure to see your reactions to my poems! So glad you liked it and thanks for another encouraging comment!

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Chinedu Dike 08 July 2019

Really a poignant piece of poetry, well conceived and nicely crafted in persuasive poetic expressions with artistic brilliance. An insightful creation elegantly embellished with poetic rhyme and rhythm. Thanks for sharing, Harley. Remain enriched.

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Harley White 08 July 2019

It is highly gratifying to know that my poem had such an impact on you, and that my efforts in writing the poem were noted. Thank you very much for your marvelous words!

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