Dancing stars

A quartet of short poems



Let’s dance to the song

the stars are singing,

while the radio murmurs in blue and red,

swaying with eternal lights.


I saw you on the outskirts of time,

Palely loitering among the lilies.

I called your name but you were gone

Leaving a bright trail of stardust

The echo of your passing.


Still singing in the shadows,

night becomes day,

a starburst of light.


Beneath the roses I shall wait,

Until the petals fall and the last sun sets.

I will catch the tail of a passing star,

And join you in the firmament.

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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