Ocean of Stars

I want to lose myself in the night sky,
Shiver in the November air,
Lie by the sea among grains of sand.
I want to feel dwarfed by the universe
Tiny, and inconsequential.

Perhaps then my cares, too, will seem small
Fear drifting away with the outgoing tide
My heart growing lighter
So I might twinkle again,
Just one of a billion stars above my head.

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2 thoughts on “Ocean of Stars

  1. What a lovely poem. It conveys a timely message. I will plan to read it allowed at an upcoming winter solstice gathering, and will be sure to credit you. Thanks for sharing.

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