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The Night the Stars Disappeared

Poetry By: greenglasses

A god needs to steal the stars in order to find the perfect two for something special...

Submitted:Jul 30, 2012    Reads: 18    Comments: 3    Likes: 2   

I blew the stars out of the sky

I picked up a few with shaky hands

stinging my fingers with every little one

found two small stars that sparkle like diamonds

I sprinkle the rest back into the night

they are scattered unevenly

forming the world's constellations

performing their illuminating trick

I glide into the clouds where my love lay dreaming

I pry her lips open and drop the two stars inside

She swallows them down with a sting to the tongue

the two sparkling eyes

My precious infant shall have


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