A Wasteland of Beauty
as far as the eye can see
raging sun invades the night
colossal craters scattered across planets
engulfs me like a warm blanket
black holes stealing stars
sweltering mars like an infinite desert
determined rockets hurtle into the abyss
mysterious creatures scuttle across earth
a wasteland of beauty
- by Reuben Veenstra age 11
I saw the glimmering moon
shiny in my glass eyes.
The night sky is mesmerising
black holes sucking things into the dark pit.
The galaxy is wonderful…
But… I have a few questions about aliens.
Are aliens real?
If so are they grey or white?
Are aliens humanoid or big fat blobs?
Are there other species of aliens?
Where do get aliens food?
Maybe they come to earth and get grape jelly.
- by Sousuke Feng
Space to Earth
Glistening oorte cloud
and a child's teary eye
Deep black hole
and a mysterious forest night
and a hypnotising tv screen
Fiery neutron star pair
and rage filled eyes
and a child racing in the moist morning field
- by Bella Folesi (Age 11 )
My Spacey Memory
Dangerous Jupiter just in sight
Spinning meteorite plummeting to earth
Multi-coloured Saturn chatting to friends
Freezing Pluto, an icy freezer
Twinkling stars, hot like lava
Fiery sun burning like an oven
Greedy black hole slurping up light
Glowing eclipse, mysterious in the sky
This memory plastered in my head
- by Ella-Rose Evans age 11
Space as We Know it
The shining moon like glittering art
Saves us in the night like a hero’s heart
Microscopic Mercury, shining bright
Orbiting the sun, a spinning light.
Sweltering Venus whirls like her twin,
Through the blank sea of night she gracefully swims.
But far away I glimpse the soul
Of a sucking, massive jet black hole.
No matter how they shine today
In the end, they’ll be sucked away
- by Yathindra Kulathunga, Age 12
burning like fire
tiny like an ant
a globular cluster,
like a shiny disco ball
black and yellow like a bee
the mini pulsar
shaped like a friendly stingray
Boiling Venus as hot as lava
and clouds as thick as
- by Taliah Lesatele, Year 7