Light Speed (Poems)

It all starts with co-ordinates
calculations for the jump.

Revolutions of the die banished by automated signals
left to ossify in the yawning maw of the stellar regions.

Electronic game of tag between computers
and engines renders a path through dark matter trenches.

Powder blue thrust steams from the exhaust,
the stars unfurl, azure strings of celestial infinity.

One side of the universe to the other
mere seconds of separation.

Cosmological majesty
clouded in a haze of light speed motion.

~~~

Steed
of scarred titanium and maimed panels

bouncing
from asteroid to asteroid

carefree
elusion of empyrean hulks

exodus
into the infinite atramentous yonder

exhaust
vents afterburners azure

charring
the very fabric of the cosmos

Time recedes to a nether point
the stars dilate
azure flash
dims instantly
the craft strakes
through the ocean of emptiness

~~~

Both images found here: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Hyperspace

Star Wars influenced. Feedback appreciated.

About skyraftwanderer

A person who enjoys writing short story things, poetry and other random things that come into my head.
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4 Responses to Light Speed (Poems)

  1. claudia says:

    ha nice…thanks for the space ride..

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