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  • Texas | Columns | "Once Upon A Line"

    Star Gazing

    by David Knape

    We watch stars
    come out at night
    to fill the sky
    with dots of light,
    what fascination
    pure delight
    arrives with stars
    that shine so bright

    Millions of stars
    so copious
    twinkle above
    and call to us,
    but distance keeps them
    far enough
    unreachable yet
    marvelous

    Waiting for stars
    we can recall
    as youth we wished
    we'd see one fall,
    for falling stars
    young minds enthrall
    and feed the wonder
    in us all

    Stars are still
    such wondrous things
    imagination soon
    takes wing,
    and to this day
    they still remain
    a map to take us
    traveling.


    © d.knape

    October 11, 2013
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape
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