Stars This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.


I looked out the window and what did I see?

A solitary star, all bright and shiny.

Next to it appeared another, another, and more;

I had no idea for me what was in store.

A cosmic circus right before my eyes,

Billions of stars glittering in the skies.

But my attention kept shifting to that one lonely star;

the brightest of stars so far, so very far.

Billions of light years, I imagined, did it gleam;

I wonder for it, how far do I seem?

When he looks down at Earth, what do his eyes behold?

Does he see all the people, the young and the old;

The red and the yellow, the black and the white;

Do his eyes even separate these people on sight?

Does he care what we look like? The color of our skin?

If not I believe we should be more like him;

We should take his example, follow his lead,

for did not all people come from the same seed?

Brothers and sister we are, every one of us;

Not unlike all the stars in the cosmic circus.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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Lily">This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
today at 12:24 am
i love this so much!
cindy said...
Nov. 14, 2011 at 10:58 am
i love poems and this is one i would give a winnning high-five!Good job!!! :)
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