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Eclipse, 4 AM

November 19, 2021
By Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
147 articles 41 photos 1014 comments

Favorite Quote:
The universe must be a teenage girl. So much darkness, so many stars.
--me


last night the eclipse broke across 4 AM

the stars were crowded

a stream of broken light with fishes of darkness

I saw it in the pictures the next day

the red echo of the sun

sun felt nothing, moon felt nothing

soundless neighbors stare from the sky.

I didn’t wake up to see the eclipse

but I woke up in the morning

to a train screeching

screaming across the tracks—

outside my frost fallen window

sun bride courted blue

sky so blue and holy that creation cried

sky tears fell on my dirty windowpane

my throat felt parched in my dream.

from my past eclipses I still see them—

timid star angels

dripping the water into my brow.

they wake my blood cells to carry oxygen

 my two legs move

waking each day.


The author's comments:

Eclipse last night! Crazy stuff in the sky!


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Afra DIAMOND said...
on Nov. 30 2021 at 11:28 pm
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
64 articles 6 photos 1448 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can’t ask other people to believe you and vote for you if you don’t back yourself."
-Jacinda Ardern-

"If I can make someone's day brighter, happier, better, that makes me happier."
-Ava Max-

"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

"A Bridge Has Two Sides."
-Elsa- (Fictional character- Frozen)

“I knew who I was as a girl but I had to find who I was as a woman.”
-Delta Goodrem-

Wow...It's so nice...Keep ✍
You can also check my poems out...Vote them if you like them...This is a recent poem...
TeenInk.com/poetry/ballad/article/1144624/The-Toppled-Crayons#comments

on Nov. 28 2021 at 8:49 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
200 articles 23 photos 1053 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

oh, so whimsical.