Hello I am a Star

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Sky sky sky sky stars
Stars and stars and stars
HELLO STARS
I love you
Blink blink blink twinkle
Sky, my home
I am the fire
I burn I bright I delight
Love none but everyone
All the stars so distant
All the crushing weight of sky
of glittering void
glitterglitter sparkle sputtersput
spudumpspudumpspa—
EXPLOSION
BAMBCRASHTERROR
NONO
NOOOOOOOOOOO
I AM FIRE SUN DEATH
NOOOOOOOOOOO
I DON’T WANT TO
I DON’T
I—NO
TO DIE
NO
I AM MY OWN
I AM ETERNITY
I AM
only fire
and this fire has
died.
Sky sky sky sky sky sky sky sky sky sky sky sky

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The featured image accompanying this poem, entitled ‘The Universe’, has been used with the permission of artist, Elizabeth. You kind find more of her work at her deviant art profile.

Lucy Holden

Lucy Holden is a student at Beloit College, currently studying abroad in Galway, Ireland. She has been published in Writer's Slate, Pocket Lint, and Polaris Lit (forthcoming). When she's not writing stories, she spends her time playing violin, taking pictures of miscellaneous pretty, adventuring, and playing with her little sister.

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