Billions of twinkling stars adorning the tranquil night
Harbouring secrets beyond the grasp of human might and sight
Looking down poignantly on an earth full of vanity and pride
A Planet so full of itself that even Mother Nature wishes to hide
A Confederacy of Dunces that places its pitiful breed front and centre
Engaging in petty and trivial causes that creates in humanity a deadly splinter
The magnificent galaxy watches on with a mixture of pain and despair
As Carl Sagan’s famous Pale Blue Dot loses all sense of matters fair.
(Word Count: 92)
Sammi Cox Weekend Writing Prompt #213
I can feel the cosmic pain. Nicely penned.
Good one, Venky
I’m sure that’s what it sees, sadly. A great take.
My 92 words!