Little Stars


little stars

shining words scatter

from a little mouth


talk is so little

under all the little stars

the vaguest comfort


then talk closes

in the distance between us

little stars


little stars

who hears brilliant words

come close



This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #635, Stars, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s a delicate song by Big Star –