Sagan would have loved this view:
galaxies like ponds of light

wherein a childish mind like mine
imagines it could leap right up

to splash the void and effervesce
the darkness with much bubbling stars

in this cosmic playground dream
where a trillion theories teem.

Billions © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: March 26, 2019