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Black Velvet

Black Velvet

No clouds at night can hide
the blazing of a million stars,
enfolded neatly all within
the jet bejewelled void.
The cosmic constellations
linger languidly in space,
awaiting wise soothsayers portents
of our earthly fate
Such mysteries as man can dream
kept hidden from our sight,
we bide our time and offer thanks
for deep,black velvet nights.

 

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lodigiana

Thank you so much Ebrahim! 

 

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Lorna Caizley

The dark nights coming in are really beautiful and filled with inspirational wonder.  I really enjoyed this 

Lorna xx

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lodigiana

So pleased you enjoyed this..I love the dark nights and silver moon..so many images come to mind when looking at then. Thank you so much for your kind words xx 

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lodigiana

Hi Greg, always worth the effort when people have enjoyed a piece..thank you so much xx

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Richard Waters

" Starlight, star bright, first star I've seen tonight.
Wish I may. Wish I might. Have, the wish, I wish tonight. "
WHEN, YOU " WISH UPON A STAR ".....YOU, HAVE HOPE.
You, have a will to see what the future holds. Do you not ?
Stars, in history, and related literature, bring those wishing to learn the " presence of mind " to consider.....OUR PLACE. In, the scheme of things.
WHAT, ARE WE ? Compared to......infinity, and eternity.
" Life ", as we know it, is reflected upon. To aid, the search for truth. And, the conduct to " make more " of ourselves.
" STAR MAN. " Surely, we shall always be obsessed with our " lot ", and what we can achieve, relating to the MAGNITUDE of where we stand, and where we fall ?
Write, of substance. Thanks, for sharing. 

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lodigiana

Oh my Richard such interesting points you make and all totally relatable! Thank you so much for reading and connecting with this piece..truly appreciate it. 

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Richard Waters

:) Poetry....is all about, connections. Between, spirit and language, passion and identity, emotion and expression, plus, the body with an understanding mind. Why, would that not be ? Considering, the " versatile " nature of it.
Thanks.  :)

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A Lonely Journey

Grammy, 
What a beautiful poem! I love the stars, and the night sky, and your poem is a beautiful reflection of it. There's something about the night sky that makes you realize you're mortal, yet created by something Special. 
Awesome write! 

Matthew. 

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lodigiana

I couldn't have expressed that feeling of looking at the deep, dark night  any better that you have just done  my lovely boy! You have a wonderful soul Matt and an inspiring way of looking at the world and everything in it!  Thanks so much for reading and commenting so beautifully. Grammy xxx

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Lodigiana.....Looking up at the night sky is awe inspiring and makes me feel so small and yet connected in such a magical way to our Creator...by gazing into such a deep mystery.  I love your title and drawing words to this wonder.  Thank you for sharing your talents. xo ;)

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lodigiana

Hi Cherie...I  just love the night...when it's peaceful and you can gaze upwards and feel that there is nothing between you and God..It's such a sanctifying feeling that no matter what troubles might have happened during the day for that  special time you can just let go of them. Really appreciate your reading and commenting as always hun. xxx

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