Waiting

Painfully outstretched with all her might The world spins, doggedly, day and night Time powers the main wheel in the universe Stopping the clock hands, trying for reverse Halcyon days we can’t persuade to last Savoring the moments that dissolved too fast On a lone corner, watching the world on parade The sound of bored … More Waiting

Pluto Revisited

A dwarf, said some with glee Just a planetary wannabe Angering many a schoolchild The planetary vote, openly reviled Years of debate, finally a mission In 2006, there was rocket ignition Toward Pluto and everything beyond To study what creation spawned New Horizons didn’t need to land For scientific minds to understand Gathering knowledge from … More Pluto Revisited

An Ode to Pluto

  Billions of star miles we traveled to meet Dark and lonely, searching for your heat Welcome back to the galactic fraternity Sorry we ever questioned your paternity Dispatched, our Earthly satellite is near Taking years for your close-up to appear Downgraded to dwarf by our cosmic measure Still, from you we got a gigantic … More An Ode to Pluto