NGC 1275/Perseus Aat
57 octaves lower than middle C
the
murmur
from
galactic centers
ripples
trillions of miles of unheard lucidity
a
quietude
for
comatose stars.

Copyright © 2010, Raul Garcia

Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/IoA/A.Fabian et al.; Radio: NRAO/VLA/G. Taylor; Optical: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA) & Univ. of Cambridge/IoA/A. Fabian

Raul Garcia is a graduate of New Jersey City University with a BA in media arts. Presently, he is a writing instructor and tutor at the universityís Opportunity Scholarship Program. Furthermore, he is enrolled in a masterís program for media studies at New School University. He has poems published in Marymark Press, Fighting Chance Magazine, Ruah, and Scifaikuest.