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Poem: An Aside of a Falling Star

oh to be a shooting star in her sky
streaking across the dark tapestry
illuminating    the   heavens
even   as   I  am   falling
burning with a brightness
i hope she might see
and  make a  wish
on  my  heart
as  I

Taking inspiration from Grace’s post over at dVerse, I’ve opted to do a soliloquy in the form of a reverse etheree (10 syllables, descending to 1 in the final line).

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30 thoughts on “Poem: An Aside of a Falling Star

  1. I adore a descending poem, and I loved the emotional charge to this piece in particular. Truly you’ve done in ten lines what I wish I could capture in my endless eclectic mutterings. Delightful, delightful, delightful.

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