Hotel Balcony

Open the sliding glass door

to a wall of humidity.

Look!

The Scorpion—

its supergiant heart Antares

reaching further than Mars—

an unaccustomed ten degrees higher

in the evening sky.

 

Antares, the Sun, and the orbit of Mars ("Redgiants" by Sakurambo at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons)
Antares, the Sun, Arcturus, and the orbit of Mars
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(“Redgiants” by Sakurambo at English Wikipedia. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.)

 

 

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