Blue marble mottled with white
A seeming perfection, from space
And into space we look for
A pluperfect world
Our own perception
Clearly clouded by
Our view of perfection

Day Twenty-Two (Take Two) of 2016 NaPoWriMo.
The prompt from
“write a poem in honor of Earth Day.”

Image source: (top) – Earth seen from a million miles away by the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite // (bottom) NASA via Astronomy Picture of the Day – NGC 7635 – The Bubble Nebula




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