Stargazing

I shared this on my Instagram but felt like it belonged here. Another freestyle. Hope you like.

Poem & digiart by me @PoeEternal

I saw him stargazing
The way a painter stares at a blank canvas
What wonders were revealed?
Did he see me barefoot on my tippytoes reaching for his lips
The way clouds summit a mountain?
What hour caught him off guard
What did he find?
Fragments of my soul written for him in rhyme?
Did he see us moving
Like starlight in the sky?

Β© Delia Ross. 2020


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25 thoughts on “Stargazing

  1. Thanks so much, Tom! I’m glad you do. I honestly thought this one might be too mushy for most but it’s now one of my favorite pieces I’ve written so I’m glad it’s getting positive response. ❀

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  2. Well, I know many aren’t into the relationship type of poem, they won’t relate or whatever and this one is so hopeful compared to my dreary stuff but I like mixing it up. I’m complex, just like the universe. Sometimes I’m a raging storm and other times I’m a rainbow. Really glad you dig!!

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  3. All creatives are a myriad of states, that’s to be expected. It does amuse me that (as you write rightly say) that there are those people who are into poetry in a big way but unable to process or relate to poems about relationships or emotions. For me, those can be some of the most exciting. A sunset is nice, but the earth rattling urgency of trying to navigate a relationship is something else.

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  4. Thank you so much! I had a tiny editing mistake in tippytoes that I didn’t catch, I really hate having a brain injury. I hope people will forgive my error and still appreciate the message. I’m grateful for your support despite these flaws.

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