Pia Andersson

Star Boy - Poem by Pia Andersson

What kind of woman do you want
Star boy?
My intellect was never strong enough
to keep you.
You could never understand
the soil, the grass wasn´t for you,
busy howling to the stars and the moon.
That map isn´t mine, Star boy.
Is independence really a virtue?

I can hear you howling,
as I´m laying in the grass.
I want to forget you,
but your fingerprints never left my body.

Comments about Star Boy by Pia Andersson

  • (1/3/2010 10:16:00 AM)

    wow, good poem pia
    well done
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  • Chris G. Vaillancourt (10/17/2009 4:52:00 AM)

    Excellent poem Pia! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Chris G. Vaillancourt (10/17/2009 4:51:00 AM)

    Excellent poem Pia! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (4/5/2007 1:42:00 AM)

    Excellent poem Pia, this is like an addiction, just can't let Star boy go. Also like the cure for an addiction we just have to find something else to take the place of Star boy, therefore slowly allowing one to let go. Well done Pia.--Melvina-- (Report) Reply

  • (3/25/2007 10:03:00 AM)

    Wonderful. I feel as though you know Star better than Star knows you. (Report) Reply

  • (12/9/2006 4:19:00 PM)

    WHAT A STAR! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
    LOVE duncan X
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  • (10/8/2006 2:57:00 PM)

    Excellent! Star belongs to the mysterious sky.
    And a grasshopper cannot fly so high?
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  • (9/25/2006 5:50:00 PM)

    Very beautiful! ! So many things keep us alone, is that independence? We need love but for some reason it is so hard to find and to keep. (Report) Reply

  • (8/2/2006 10:50:00 PM)

    ...must have been written by a star girl (Report) Reply

  • (7/31/2006 7:41:00 PM)

    I like the first line and the haunting addiction, the inability of the woman to let go of a wanderer a dreamer, as you have so eloquently expressed in this poem. (Report) Reply

  • john tiong chunghoo (3/20/2005 10:57:00 AM)

    this haiku inspired by your lines:

    valentine roses/she looks for the name/that really matters
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 20, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, August 13, 2006

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