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At least I twinkle, tonight

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At least I twinkle, tonight

I feel like a star
cast amongst this ambiguousness
of sky
and I'm hanging on
to vacant air

as all the saplings
and gawkers
slurp on lattes
and wish upon my misery

alas, when one of those whims
chooses to make itself
come true,
I'll shoot like a meteor

into nothing

but a tittle of dust
flickering
in someone else's dream

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  1. Date: 11/9/2009 9:16:00 PM
    Nice write. I enjoyed. Regina

  1. Date: 10/21/2009 3:12:00 AM
    Wow! Melissa, Congratulations, on your well deserved placement in the June 2009 Poetry Soup contest. I hope you are basking in the glory! You deserve it. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 10/19/2009 5:43:00 AM
    BRITTIANT!!!! Congratulations on your win, Melissa. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 10/15/2009 12:43:00 PM
    Melissa, congratulations on being one of the winners in the Poetry Soup contest. Enjoy your big honor. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 10/14/2009 11:29:00 AM
    Many congratulations in this 2009 contest, well done >> James

  1. Date: 10/14/2009 4:01:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in the June,2009 contest sponsored by PoetrySoup Melissa. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 10:26:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem. Great work and well deserved. Catch you up the trail ~<><

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 8:10:00 PM
    Melissa congratulations on placing in the finals! Nicely written verse.

  1. Date: 10/13/2009 7:35:00 PM
    Melissa, Just wanted to wish you congratulations for your poem winning in the finals!! So happy for you! Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 10/4/2009 1:30:00 PM
    Congrats!! love light truth patty

  1. Date: 10/4/2009 9:22:00 AM
    Congrats on the feature Melissa. Keep twinkling. God Bless. Vince

  1. Date: 10/1/2009 2:57:00 PM
    Melissa, I just wanted to stop by and add--Congratulations on making it through the first round in the contest. Good luck in the finals! Karen

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 11:13:00 AM
    Melissa, congratulations on having this poem featured this week! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 3:59:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week >> James

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 3:18:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem making it through the first round Milissa.Wishing you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 2:58:00 PM
    Interesting use of imagery for a creative perspective in this poem. Congratulations on having it featured. Enjoy your honor. Keep on writing. Karen

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 1:04:00 PM
    Melissa, congrats on being featured this week...Raul

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 9:21:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Melissa. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 9:06:00 AM
    Dear Melissa, Congratulations on your well deserved feature of the week. Love and Light, Lainie.

  1. Date: 12/15/2008 12:54:00 PM
    Very poetic and sadly beautiful write, I enjoyed this. The first 2 lines captured my attention and stayed right to the end, and I loved the mysterious feeling I got from the ending phrase "flickering in someone else's dream." Well written. God bless, Amy :)