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Stardust's Ethereal Light

Last night the rains had paused awhile.
The air was clear and cold.
Near stars in the Heavens twinkled.
The moon was big and bold.

Lunar light was shining through the trees
Bright stars were overhead.
They shone on rainwater puddle,
Turning it to sparkling bed.

I watched in joyful fascination
From the window of my room.
One star all by itself was ineffectual
Together they had chased the gloom.

I wanted to tread on the blanket
Of stardust spread out in the night.
But I knew the wind would bite me
And would soon ruin my delight.

So I kept watching from my window 
At the more than glorious sight
Of stardust blanketing the earth
That turned deep dark to dreamy light.

By: Joyce Johnson

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  1. Date: 1/25/2013 4:21:00 PM
    Unique piece,Joyce....Congrats on your well deserved win....

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 3:03:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 4:59:00 AM
    This is so beautiful Joyce. Congrats to you too!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 3:54:00 PM
    I know that I read this one and commented on it but my comment is not here..Congrats on your win..Great work..It has such passion..Sara

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 1:17:00 PM
    Beautiful as always Joyce!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 12:27:00 PM
    Congratulations on your deserving win in the contest, Joyce! Very lovely. Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 11:13:00 AM
    I'm so happy to see this poem in the winners list..rightfully so !! Congrats!! I still get lost in the nights's so soothing !!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 2:24:00 AM
    Congratulations Joyce it is a delight to see this in the winning circle xx

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 8:59:00 PM
    Joyce,. Congratulations in Gail's "Blanket of Stardust" contest. :-). Have yourself a goodnight~LINDA

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 4:08:00 PM wonderful this write is !! The nights sky holds my never ceases to draw me under it's blanket. Beautifully written !!