I  would have stared

Even if you had been a star

And light years away.


The emanations of space

Even gamma waves that pass through earth

Are not as powerful.


It was like I was struck down

Almost burnt to a crisp

As if by a flare from the sun.


O this is a universe of wondrous things.

None are more startling however

Than that which you manifest before me.


Flashing in the here and now

You are the epitome of solar comets.

Halley’s, in comparison, would be drab.