Black orb hurled across
Blue flowers bubble up
Toward flecks of light, encircling
A peach pit of a star.
Blue roses (real ones, not dyed or
Why this unnatural desire,
Fantastic hope of receiving an
I've traveled the galaxy
In search of something impossible.
I've suffered loss of bone density,
Risked exposure to cosmic rays and
Never seeing my mother's face again
All in service of this most romantic quest.
I've ripped this Dragon's Eye
Out of its otherworldly soil