When The Stars Go Blue

November 29, 2008
By Shmidty Wilson, Taylors, SC

A pitch black backdrop, peaceful, surreal scenery,
the perfect home of a living rock.
Yellow pebbles floating aimlessly
in a fine frenzy.

Speaking through hums and whistles,
grazing the cosmos as synchronized dancers
in chaotic, harmonious, movements.

Individual, yet all the same, their differences
unifying them as one.
Constantly changing amongst themselves.
Circled together, arm in arm with a common instinct.

Sprinting through universes, searching continuously.
Movement in sync with the heartbeat,
cold air treading through empty veins.

Always looking, in search of themselves.
Some aiding the voyage,
others pointing the other direction, enviously and angrily.

As the journey reached its end and the goal was
reached with groping fingertips.
A shocking color appeared,
drowning the displeased red and yellow.

Enveloped by blue and content with their position,
someone flips the lightswitch,
and we begin again.

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This article has 5 comments.

on Aug. 11 2009 at 12:22 am
kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
28 articles 10 photos 365 comments
Your words are enriching. It made me think beyond.

on Jan. 12 2009 at 5:02 pm
i think you are trying to express how everyday things go through the same course but changes only happen slightly in ways that only make a difference to us and the people around us but to the rest of the world it is invisible like the black of the night sky... that is just a thought please get back to me i would love to know what you really meant... but it is a great peice

kmc24 said...
on Jan. 10 2009 at 12:56 am
Hmmm...okay I think people aren't appreciating this piece enough. This is actually a great piece w/ a lil misunderstanding:What exactly are you trying to compare the stars and stuff to? I feel that if you worked that into the poem some way, people would understand it more. It's an extended metaphor am I right? It sounds like you are trying to compare the unity of humans, maybe close friends or family? How we all lead different lives and how we are one though we're seperated...I love the imagery, it's great. Shmidty sweetie, just make it clear of what it is exactly you're trying to compare the astronomical world to. Other than that, good piece.

on Dec. 17 2008 at 6:54 pm
Okay, what just happened? We aren't studying the planets and stars in science class, peoples!

Redemption65 said...
on Dec. 14 2008 at 8:46 pm


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