Harley White

Star Light, Star Bright - Poem by Harley White

no arms
to break my fall

I wait
for sleep

silent sentry
in the jungle night

I lie cemented
in self

counting black holes
in space

where once
there were stars
to wish on

Topic(s) of this poem: night

Form: Free Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Painting by Henry Fuseli ~ "Silence" ~ 1799-1801

Comments about Star Light, Star Bright by Harley White

  • (5/6/2014 10:54:00 AM)

    Wow! This is such a great poem. Really well written! Nicely done. (Report) Reply

    Harley White (7/10/2017 8:32:00 AM)

    Thank you very much, Colleen! (Sorry to be respond so late...)

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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