The second most popular image taken by the Hubble telescope is of the Ant Nebula. The image seems to mirror vertically as a white dwarf at the centre shoots out high velocity outflows.
In line with the vertical mirroring, I created the poem as a triptych (thanks Caroline). The letters and words are formatted with the white dwarf and flowing colours in mind. The Ant Nebula (Menzel3 or MZ3) is in the Norma constellation, and that explains the title. The white dwarf is a dying star about the same size as our sun; it is supposed to last in that state for 25,000 years.
I created the poem on Word, Paint and Photo Impact.
*WDCC = White Dwarf Colour Composer
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