Tuesday, 29 November 2016


Planet Venus is brilliant in the west just after sunset right now. Been watching her tonight in a clear, cold sky.  However, she is not what she seems...


How she shines,
a beauty spot in darkening sky.
Venus, Earth’s sister,
great goddess of love
looks so fair,
her grace so bright.

Sometimes the morning star,
sometimes the evening,
she is our Western mistress,
after the setting sun.

But her light is not true,
she is dense, she deceives.
Shrouded in cloud,
acid air reflects dazzle,
her surface is the driest desert,
oceans are poisoned vapour,

her heart is hell’s furnace.