The Eagle Nebula’s famous picture
was taken with the Hubble telescope.
It is called Pillars of Creation.
There are three pillars like rising dust clouds.
They are artificially colored atoms.
Red, green, and blue are given to gasses.
Assigned colors create the picture.
Red is assigned to the gas sulfur.
Green is assigned to hydrogen gas.
Blue is assigned to oxygen gas.
The pillars descend in height large to small,
right to left they appear to melt upward.
Green gas glows like light beneath the ocean.
It floats near the pillars like pine pollen.
Pink stars hover at various depths.
Two jagged limbs are on the large pillar.
A large jagged limb is at its base.
A smaller jagged limb is above it.
The two largest stars hover to the right
of the large pillar’s small jagged limb.
The medium pillar has no jagged limbs.
The smallest pillar appears like a stump.
It has roots that splay out from beneath it.
A conspicuous star floats above it.
Other stars float in front of the pillars.
Stars are giant, even bigger than Earth.
Scale is incredible in deepest space.
The grandest creation escapes reason.
People, like dust specs, can have so much thought.
It does not compare to the universe.
More exists than humans can comprehend.
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