Star-Trail Night

A Poem By Raine // 6/10/2012

I gazed towards the gentle glow
that was slowly disappearing
stars appeared apprehensively
from their twilit hiding spots.

The ghostly fog in front of me
was my warm breath sliding
into the darkness as I
shifted from foot to foot.

This was a star-trail night.
The moon no longer visible,
the clouds long since gone,
a stunning visage left behind.

Light against dark. Dark
against the light.
Something stirred inside me
my arms outstretched
to embrace the sky.

Comments

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This is beautiful. I especially love the third verse.

Kyleigh | Sun, 06/10/2012

That was really lovely :)

That was really lovely :)

Erin | Mon, 06/11/2012

"You were not meant to fit into a shallow box built by someone else." -J. Raymond

:)

This poem was so lovely and magical! I loved all of it! :)

Lucy Anne | Mon, 06/11/2012

"It is not the length of life, but the depth of life." Ralph Waldo Emerson

Star trails are so cool. Like

Star trails are so cool. Like this poem.

Anna | Wed, 06/13/2012

I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right. --The Book Thief

Perfect Description!

I am a star-gazer and this describe the irreplaceable feeling I get when I walk up my back door and the stars are brightly shining. I feel like I could dance forever when I'm out there. Keep writing!

Lea Grace | Mon, 06/18/2012

"Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more less or other than what you really mean; That's the whole art and joy of words." C.S. Lewis

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