Tanka Town
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Tanka Town

Universal

Haibun

NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Staring at the first images of the James Webb Space Telescope, my mind wonders. I think about all those distant galaxies, their color, their form, and all the things about them we cannot even see. I wonder how big they are in comparison to ours, and how many planets they might have. I consider the possibility of life existing on some of those planets. What would they be like? I think about how long it had taken for the light to…

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Alex Godley

Alex Godley

I’m a humble bard who likes to play with words and create new worlds. I also like chocolate. And cake.