Below is the poem entitled Our Galaxy (Constanza) which was written by poet
Barnett. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Luminescence reigns down on me
Trajectories will hit and miss
What lies within the vast abyss
The stars that form our galaxy
Amazing from their birth to death
Such brilliant sights can take your breath
Cosmic debris just floating free
Apophis, a collision course
An asteroid feels no remorse
Torino scale, the chance will be
Predictions aren't always right
Ponder what's in the Hubble's sight
Astronomers just wait to see
Then warn us of impending fate
Perhaps then it will be too late
The Constanza, created by Connie Marcum Wong, consists of five or more 3-line stanzas.
line has a set meter of eight syllables. The first lines of all the stanzas can be read
successively as an
independent poem, with the rest of the poem weaved in to express a deeper meaning. The
convey a theme written in monorhyme, while the second and third lines of each stanza
Rhyme scheme: a/b/b, a/c/c, a/d/d, a/e/e, a/f/f.........etc.