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A Starry Night

Among those twinkling stars,
One just finds me and stares.
Among the many crowded people,
I look at the star through the water ripple.

As the night goes on and on,
The star uses its shine to don,
In order to hide from me,
As I disappear into the sea.

I wander how we will ever,
Again come to see each other,
By the night of this very river.

In a single star, I find memories.
In a single star, I find love.
In a single star, I find loneliness.
In a single star, I find respect.
In a single star, I find poetry.
In a single star, I find my mother, my only mother.

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  1. Date: 4/13/2009 12:00:00 AM
    Sad and happy. The last line in particular catches the heart. Nice poem. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 10/6/2008 5:16:00 AM
    A very very nice read! Congratulations TAE. george

  1. Date: 6/14/2008 10:17:00 AM
    Nice piece Tae Jun Cha~! Loved your personalization and imagery in this fine piece of poetry! My favorite line was "In a single star, I find my mother, my only mother." As this is just the tip of a mass of more poems that can make the reader FEEL your love for nature! Great job~ The only critique I have for you is to change the word WANDER to Wonder....wandering is walking around ...Wonder is to wonder how or wonder if etc.~This is easily corrected and will give a much better read~In kindness~;)

  1. Date: 6/13/2008 3:17:00 PM
    Very many congratulations on wiining Kristen's contest. This is a beautiful poem and took me to a magical place. Very well deserved. Best wishes - Karen

  1. Date: 6/13/2008 1:44:00 PM
    Absolutely breathtaking! Congratulations on your First Place Win in Kristin's contest! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 6/13/2008 7:12:00 AM
    Congratulations on your first place win in Kristin's contest Tae Jun Cha. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/12/2008 6:17:00 PM
    I really like this message in this poem. It flows well. Interesting and creative last stanza. Congratulations on placing first in the Celebrating Nature contest. I wish you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 6/12/2008 4:23:00 PM
    Congrats on being the winner of my celebrating nature contest! I just loved this poem, stargazing is one of my all-time favorite things to do, and this encapsulates the feeling perfectly...awesome poem, thanks for entering it! Love Kristin