Eyes on the Skies
by Brett A Starr on December 16, 2020
Photo courtesy of Ed Chandler of St. Joseph, MI
Do you ever look up to the skies?
During the day and into the night.
What do you see?
And do you agree?
It’s a wonderful marvelous sight.
On vernal equinox, at Eastward pre-sunrise.
What constellation will you see in the skies?
It’s not so various
It is Aquarius
As the daylight hits your eyes.
Remember December and a bright-lit winter solstice
The sunlight cast a shadow that holds us
I’m sorry to say
It’s the shortest day
For the tilt of earth has told us.
But, did you see that sky in the early night?
A celestial alignment of southwest light
Jupiter and Saturn in 2020
A great conjunction seen by plenty
Traversing the ecliptic flight.
The heavens have told us through space and time
Our place in the cosmos is quite sublime
It’s plain to see
And easy for me
To aptly finish my rhyme.