Jars of Stars

December 29, 2011
By Jumper008 SILVER, Exton, Pennsylvania
Jumper008 SILVER, Exton, Pennsylvania
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I floated out in space
And collected the stars
Pouring the Milky Way
Into many, many jars

I came back onto Earth
With the beautiful silver stuff
Put them carefully in my room
I thought it was enough

But somehow,
The stars soon lost their glow
Because it is only in true darkness and space
That they shine bright, and fade slow


The author's comments:
Sometimes things only look nice when they're in their natural habitat

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Mar. 7 2013 at 5:57 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

I love nature poems because sometimes it is a break and relief of all the emotional stuff. I love your simple lyrics. To me, this poem is a reminiscent of Sara Teasdale and John Keats.

on Mar. 2 2013 at 2:18 pm
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

This conveys a message that is SO TRUE! When the stars were in her room, she got used to seeing them, so they seemed less than they actually were. The character almost took advantage of the beauty... Such a great meaning.


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