Somewhere it's Spring

Posted by Rich Magahiz Sat, 02 Feb 2008 23:28:00 GMT

a lark’s song
and she wakes – it’s just a dream
of Earth


through leafmould sapphires burn: Seventh Life


early dawn –

windshields clear of
ammonia frost


next up to bat… Homo habilis


this place of red,

turning… the first of
many worms


when sulphur flows

down living rock,
remember me

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February 1

Posted by Rich Magahiz Fri, 01 Feb 2008 11:56:00 GMT

where have you gone?
there are no buds;
the sky is cold


Thy saints ascend
into the grace manifold
lighting up errant galaxies
that flicker on forgotten trees.

On this day in 2003, while returning to Earth from an orbital mission, the U.S. space shuttle Columbia broke up catastrophically at an altitude of about 60 km (40 miles) over Texas, killing all seven crew members.

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Out of the trees, into elsewhere

Posted by Rich Magahiz Sat, 26 Jan 2008 14:36:00 GMT

portals swing wide…
these primates have learned
to jump

Tau Ceti bound, we skip the null zones

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First nation

Posted by Rich Magahiz Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:34:00 GMT

through our filters
a sweet burning…
Cherokee Rille

the new sweat lodge Trickster knows it well

A vital sunshade, just one example of advances in technology between the Mariner 10 and MESSENGER missions, allows the new probe to keep its sophisticated instruments at about room temperature while the sun-facing side reaches a scorching 600 degrees Fahrenheit (315 degrees Celsius).

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Spring came early

Posted by Rich Magahiz Thu, 10 Jan 2008 17:40:00 GMT

beneath
dusty blue skies, carnation-pink
death rays

how sweet her breath! but she does not breathe

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Mars on the cusp of Capricorn

Posted by Rich Magahiz Sun, 06 Jan 2008 13:37:00 GMT

translunar squadmates’
sensoria:
taste of fear

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Corrupt

Posted by Rich Magahiz Fri, 04 Jan 2008 09:54:00 GMT

a green spot
the planet-wide colony
goes bad

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Did you hear that?

Posted by Rich Magahiz Wed, 02 Jan 2008 21:31:00 GMT

fetch me my glasses -
let’s see what’s with
the neighbors

go back to bed: Syrtis Major’s safe
Based on this latest analysis, the odds for the asteroid impacting Mars on Jan. 30 are now 1-in-25 – or about 4 percent.
[T]he odds of impact have now dropped to 1 in 10,000.

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Against the blackest sky

Posted by Rich Magahiz Sun, 23 Dec 2007 14:34:00 GMT

solsticetide –
at the top hangs down
one bright red ball

Bethlehem sleeps: a daisy cutter


Mars will be unusually bright this Christmas Eve and the moon will be shining full
How the Daisy-Cutter works

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