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Today the challenge is to take your gaze upward, and write a poem about the stars. You may find inspiration in this website that lists constellations, while also providing information on the myths associated with each one, as well as other salient information. Your poem could be informed by those myths or historical details, by the shapes or names of the constellations, or by childhood memories of seeing them. Any form or style will do.

For this challenge I decided to play around with the Latin constellations named after animals, exploring the rhythm of the words.

Latin in the sky with diamonds

camelopardus, centaurus,
lacerta, lupus, pavo,
serpens, apus, delphinus
hydra, taurus, draco.

piscis austrinus, aquila,
canis, lupus, agnus,
ursa minor, tucana,
columba, equus, corvus.

Luminescent animals
plotted on dark canvas,
Latin in the blue-black sky,
in the sky with diamonds.

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