"Star Poetry" of Diane Woodward Dorff

Nuit D'Etoiles

By Diane Woodward Dorff

The cicadas sing,
sharpness blurs,
as the day falls to dreaming.

The night sky testifies of stellar evolution,
the living and dying and birthing and
expanding and contracting
of stars and stars -
happens always, happens everywhere, happens forever.
Life abides here always
in the starry darkness.

Here in the night sky,
Colossal clouds of gas
Fling milky spray across the sky.

(Posted 2016 December 29)