Stephenie VanCampJones


As I Stand Here - Poem by Stephenie VanCampJones

I stare up at the nighttime sky,
constellations consume me.
I can't help but wonder
who else may be watching
the same evening canvas
spread out before the world's eyes.

Could you and I
currently gaze at the specular halo
that surrounds the silver moon
and imagine the sailor's delight
the very next morning.

Could you and I
trace the same stars
with our index finger, and leave behind
smudge trails on the frosty window
that stands between us and the
horizon far away.

Could you and I
make the same wish, right now and
wish for the same wish
without words?

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  • (2/7/2008 10:26:00 PM)

    A real sense of relationships exists in these words, well-written. I'm glad I stumbled upon this poem. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 23, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 13, 2006


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