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A Blanket of Stardust

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A Blanket of Stardust

“Stardust is falling!” I heard my son cry, his small precious face looking up at the sky. “Stardust?” I echoed, and thought how my son had such a vivid imagination. “Yes, Mommy. Look!” he said, taking my hand. He led me outside; the sky I then scanned. I felt an enchantment, for what did I see? Myriads of stars shone down brightly at me. And the harder I stared, the more that it seemed the heaven above was like something we dreamed. The sky was a forest, and each star - a tree - was blazing in splendor against ebony. A celestial wildfire spread there overhead. “See, Mommy, see?” my dear child then said. No dust falling down from those stars did I see, but his eyes now looked downward ecstatically. When I followed his gaze, my shock was so sweet. A blanket of stardust I found at our feet! Written by Andrea Dietrich, 12/26/12 for the Blanket of Stars Contest of Gail Angel Doyle

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  1. Date: 1/1/2014 10:05:00 AM

    And wern't you just the person to find it Andrea...and no I'm not back yet, L O L just looking in, great to read and congrats Joe..'

  1. Date: 12/28/2013 6:50:00 AM

    Enjoyed the poem and congrats on the win,Andrea

  1. Date: 12/27/2013 9:51:00 AM

    Good to see this one again--it's wonder through a child's eyes--congrats

  1. Date: 12/27/2013 8:06:00 AM

    First I must say that this is a very good poem. A well deserved win Andrea, I enjoyed this one...Hugs....Roger

  1. Date: 12/27/2013 1:46:00 AM

    Hi Andrea, .. CONGRATULATIONS -thank you for supporting my contest. Wishing you the best when it comes to Health and Happiness, this coming New Year! xox..Linda

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 4:05:00 PM

    Lovely and Beautiful write,Andrea...Congrats on your win..Kudos to you,dear friend..

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 3:05:00 PM

    A unique and personal take Andie. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 6:47:00 PM

    I love this one Andrea. My son too up[ until the day he died was enchanted with the stars and planets. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 3:56:00 PM

    Congrats on your winnning work..Sara

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 1:19:00 PM

    Love it AD, almost feels like fireworks!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 12:29:00 PM

    Congratulations on a deserving win in ! This is very lovely...so precious are our childen. Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 11:21:00 AM

    Love those magical moments when we get a glimpse once again through a child's eyes... So wonderful to see this enchanting poem in the winners list, almost as much as I've enjoyed reading it !! Blessed be !!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 8:40:00 AM

    congrats on your win andrea...

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 6:47:00 AM

    Congrats Andrea! 100% agreed with what Mandy says. comes as no surprise to see your name in the list!

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 2:28:00 AM

    Congratulations Andy, not unusual to see you in the winners spot though, love it xx

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 9:13:00 PM

    Andrea, . Congratulations in Gail's "Blanket of Stardust" contest. :-). Have yourself a goodnight~LINDA

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 3:57:00 PM

    This is so cute. You did an awesome write with this poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 1/7/2013 8:19:00 PM

    I love this one Andrea,,, thanks 4 reading my Billing Dept. I got Lynx cable box 4 Christmas 3 yrs ago, my daughter & son in law also paid for a yr. So they were billing me for it. I finally got HBO & Stars free 4 a year. I hope they fall off the fiscal cliff ;} ;}

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 2:32:00 PM

    Did this make the contest. I have not seen the winners. If so it is so nice. love this entry. love the finding.*LUV~SKAT

  1. Date: 12/31/2012 1:59:00 PM

    Simply stunning Utah Babe, a lovely warm read this New Years Eve. Speaking of NYE, have a lovely 2013, and fingers crossed I'll be here a lot more than 2011/2012 :)

  1. Date: 12/31/2012 9:37:00 AM

    This is so sweet. It makes me want to have kids someday - I miss the kind of imagination I had as a child! You clearly have not lost yours ;)

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 8:42:00 AM

    Wonderful write. This should be read to the tune, Stardust. Clare da Lune would be o.k. too. Love, daver

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 8:41:00 PM

    I live in Northern VA Washington Redskins are our Football Team Washington DC Metro Area :)

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 12:58:00 PM

    This is perfect :) Btw Those Hogs? That's the Washington Redskins ;)

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 12:20:00 PM

    SOOO PRECIOUS!!! Delightfully rhymed, with such a silky smooth cadence. A magical story. Absolutely PERFECT!!!!! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 12:02:00 PM

    Just sent you soup Mail Andrea.."

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 7:24:00 AM

    narrative... dramatic... awesome... vivid mental picture painted in the heart of readers... Great piece Andrea... your son is a star too... Thanks for stopping by my poems... Love... Angel

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 6:11:00 AM

    Fantastic imagination and imagery penned in this wonderful write Andrea. This is an awesome entry. How are your holidays going dear? hope you had a great Christmas, wish you a Happy New Year.

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 12:27:00 AM

    Way to go Andrea, excellent entry. You will do very well with this one. I think I can safely say congratulations in advance.

  1. Date: 12/28/2012 11:04:00 PM

    Extremely beautiful poem my dear Andrea! I love it! Advance happy happy New Year! love/hugs, Leonora

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