Walterrean Salley

Silver Star - 3,289 Points (Savannah, Ga)

Beauty Of The Cosmos - Poem by Walterrean Salley

I cast my gaze ‘pon the moon at night,
The heavenly stars are like birds in flight.
Ordained to shine in its orbit there—
It lends its light to the atmosphere
And brightens the skies in a fervent way
As the stars twinkle in fair display.
There are no clouds to hide the stars.
I can see Jupiter, and I can see Mars.
But Venus is the fairest of all;
Her brightness shines without a squall.
Poor Pluto is somewhere in the dark.
It bears no light—not even a spark.

Oh the tales the heavens could tell.
And that, the heart knows quite well.

© 2009 W. Salley

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, February 9, 2015


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