Colours swirl on a canvas of dark matter, forever shifting in their quest to create.

Hidden up there, among countless stars, is our universal mystery.

A promise of something amazing.

A trail of breadcrumbs to let us know we are not alone.


This is my submission for the very first gargleblaster challenge over at yeah write. The challenge poses a question and we have to answer it in exactly 42 words. Answers can be fiction, non-fiction, or poetry.

This week’s question is: What’s so amazing that keeps us stargazing?


Image credit: NASA (the Horsehead Nebula)


53 thoughts on “Nebulous

  1. This is another one where I can’t even pick out my favorite parts. It’s just beautiful, all around. But yes, that last line really crowns the piece. Lovely, Suzanne!

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