Together we wished

Another illustration from that fund of inspiration ‘The Story of the Sun, the Moon and the Stars’.

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Together we watched in the night

The trailing light

A comet’s tail

Dark midnight trail.

 

I made a wish my lips tight sealed

My eyes revealed

The hopes and fears

For coming years.

 

I didn’t ask, but you wished too

Away you flew

Left me behind.

Star fate’s unkind.