Joshua Van Rostenberghe


We Cannot Count The Stars


We can see the stars
But we cannot count them

If we do something good to people,
People will thank you

But we cannot count
how much people care and love you

Submitted: Monday, March 25, 2013
Edited: Monday, March 25, 2013

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  • Rookie - 841 Points Unwritten Soul (3/26/2013 6:32:00 AM)

    Hans VR sure proud of Joshua VR, as much as the Hans shower people mind with bright idea, you got the same spark in you...Keep on writing, let you grow up more in the next writes...and sure this is a great starter for you_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 20,059 Points Gajanan Mishra (3/25/2013 9:52:00 AM)

    True, what you are telling my dear poet. thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,979 Points Valerie Dohren (3/25/2013 9:41:00 AM)

    Lovely little poem with much insight - welcome to Poemhunter Joshua, your father has taught you well. I shall look forward to reading more of your work. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,551 Points Hans Vr (3/25/2013 9:33:00 AM)

    Congratulations on your first poem.
    Excellently written, great imagination
    Something really to be proud of. (Report) Reply

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