‘The Reverie of Space’ By Julio Toro San Martin The Society December 9, 2013 Beauty, Poetry In darkness, in the mantling of the night, When Earth is calm, and troubling noises cease, I turn with wonder-looking eyes, to please My dulled senses, from the day’s untranquil sight: And first gaze upon heavens lesser light, The moon, who’s beams far into space, she shines; Next to the farther planets, who’s bright lines I trace in a trajectory of might; And over all holds the dominion of the stars, Numberless, in endless infinities of space, Old, perhaps their very being is a place, Untouched, of which we may not breach the bars; And farther still lie worlds on worlds to chase, And unknown caverns of eternity to trace! Featured Image: A photograph of the stars from Hawaii, Quincy Dein Photography. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.