"I am hearing poetry when awake, dreaming poetry when asleep, breathing poetry with each breath, I am living in a poem."

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Star Wishes

I say goodnight
counting the stars.
Which one is yours?
You left me too soon.

Oh that I could
have three wishes.
They would all be
please come back to me.

I miss your hugs,
the smell of earth
and hard work,
your voice
saying hello.

Peace whispers to me
you are gone
but you did not
leave me alone.

Somewhere in the night sky
you are watching,
smiling as you speak
your three wishes over me.

© Copyright Susie Clevenger 2011



Kay L. Davies said...

This is lovely, Susie. So soft, sweet and reassuring.

Kay, Alberta, Canada
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Heaven said...

i like that star gazing and wishing ~

lovely ~

Mary said...

Susie, this is beautifully poignant, strongly felt. I have someone about whom I feel the same.

Fireblossom said...

This is gorgeous. It's so sad, but at the same time gently hopeful, or at least reconciled.

Kerry O'Connor said...

The stars stand for so many things in our imaginations: a beacon, a guide and the watchful eyes of one who has gone away.
Such a tenderly written poem, this is.

Jinksy said...

And we wish upon a star...

Abin Chakraborty said...

may the stars of our poems keep twinkling to our loved lost ones.

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