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Bubble Nebula NGC 7635

Fiery blasts eat into the blackness
Fingers reaching out to burst
The vibrant rainbow bubble.
Floating like a child’s plaything
Flirting among the vivid points of light
Pinholed in the sooty sheet of night
Frozen in space strung high as a mobile
Unseen, unfelt majesty
Unbeknownst to human ants
Continuing in their daily humdrum lives
Do not dare to believe in
The imagination
Of someone beyond their mind’s eye
Someone who creates light and sparkles
Shimmering color beneath the surface
Of that one can see
This sphere of gas and vibrancy

Elan Sprouse

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