Darkness gathers light
treasure of expanding grace
jewel of vastness
Invitation to enter
follow turn around exchange
For my response to Sue Vincent’s prompt this week, I used as background a photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of the Egg Nebula, a dying star 3000 light years away.
The photo actually shows the cloud of dust surrounding the star, as the star can’t be seen directly. How do they know these things? You can read more about it here.
The tanka is for Colleen’s challenge this week. I used “grace” instead of “beauty”, as I think that word is very hard to use in poetry without descending into cliché.
I also did a painted and collaged response, using the mandala form I’m stuck in these days.
Still in need of centering.