A Mind of Stars {A Poem}


One must have a mind of stars
To shine boldly in the darkness
Among millions gleaming.
Named by God
Longing to be first
As dusk arrives-
Hearing a child wish upon
For a cancer to be gone
And the wish becomes reality.
Silence reigns in the radiance
Of the heavenly hosts
Led by Maestro Moon.
Until dawn breaks
And the stars scatter
Without a trace
In wake of the morning sun.

-Debbie Neal Crawford

This poem was inspired by a Tweetspeak poetry prompt and a poem written by Wallace Stevens.

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