Above our heads


Above our heads the bright stars wheel,

our hearts’ wish steal,

and toss the husk

into the dusk.


The setting sun pours fire-red beams

in liquid streams—

our eyes closed tight

against the light.


In silhouette against the night

we, burning bright

and side by side

will turn the tide.

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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.

17 thoughts on “Above our heads”

      1. Hell darling,

        that’s my first language,
        i’m still learning the a word can
        mean a thousand different things…


        Grade six english, now self taught…

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