Rani Turton


Consternation In The Constellations - Poem by Rani Turton

My love walks on paved stones
On paved stones he walks
Far far from home
He is far away and there is no more sun.

My love walks aoens from me under grey skies;
Dripping wet, at times clear skies that are dry
Just as are sometimes my eyes

My love walks and may never return
How do you ask the world to rotate counterclockwise?
The day is silent, the night is dumb
And now there seems to be
Consternation in the constellations
All is as quiet as misery
The stars blink out by billions
The tears that are gathered in the galaxy.


Comments about Consternation In The Constellations by Rani Turton

  • Vidi Writes (5/8/2008 11:53:00 AM)


    Its said that -
    'Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
    The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
    In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.”

    The expression of love is superb
    The pain of love moving away is a disturb.

    Nice one. Touched by the sentiment.
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  • (5/8/2008 8:34:00 AM)


    Breathtakingly beautiful... love it. Poignant with sublime imagery. I especially like the line about turning the world counter-clockwise, how many of us have wished this almost? HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

  • (4/24/2008 9:46:00 AM)


    First of all, i love the title...then to make it even better, you add great imagery, and deep sadness. Excellent poem, check out mine if ya get a chance (Report) Reply

  • (4/22/2008 4:01:00 PM)


    'The stars blink out by billions
    The tears that are gathered in the galaxy.'
    ...................
    Rani, It is pleasant to read this fine to a poem. Thank you, Tsira
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  • (4/21/2008 5:28:00 AM)


    Right from the rhyming title to the last word of your verse, it's indeed a beautiful journey, encompassing the silent day, dumb night, blinking stars and the vastest galaxy. The flow is smooth and I envy your style. (Report) Reply

  • (4/19/2008 3:59:00 AM)


    Yes the ending adds to the poem a nice finnish Rani your work is a joy to read Chris x (Report) Reply

  • (4/18/2008 2:34:00 PM)


    I am sure the stars have written much for you and time will the stars unfold thoughtful write 10 Chris x (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 18, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, April 18, 2008


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