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Awesome stars* are art works of the Almighty Beauteous midst darkness, sparkling bright Creation masterpieces supremely crafted Designed perfectly to serve as eyes’ delights. Extolling the grandeur of divine excellence Firmament jewels driving astronomic flight Galaxy ornaments that mystify constellation gazers Heaven’s wonders are stars** for promises’ hoisting Influence-compass intensifying travel-impact Journey-leader to magi searching the King of kings with joy.*** Kindling reality-awakenings for inquisitive kids Lights are the stars**** along truth-seeking luminescence Marvels with wisdom-beam midst queries on magic or mystery Night’s treasures as “diamonds in the sky” bringing wealth nigh Opening opportunities to dream and soar with optimism. Potential inspiration and muse source for poetry Quiet, yet clear witnesses of victims in their justice-quest Radiant gems to aspiring champions revealing rewards Steadfast signs are assuring stars***** against skepticism Testifying about timeless blessed celestial triumph. Up above they are stars****** reflecting Christ’s glory ultimately Victorious in asserting faith that vanquishes vain vision Watchfulness they show, glowing for guided winning ‘Xcellence marks their illumining expertise surpassing any x-ray Yes, they are shining in the Scriptures today and yon Zealously gleaming and glaring with enlightenment’s zest. *Genesis 1:16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. **Genesis 15:5 … Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them… ***Matthew 2:2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. ****Jeremiah 31:35 Thus saith the LORD, which giveth … the stars for a light by night *****Luke 21:25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars. ******1Corinthians 15:41 There is … glory of the stars: for one star differeth from another star in glory. March 18, 2020 “Double Abecedarian” 5th place, "A Star's Heartbeat" Premier Poetry Contest Sponsored by Chantelle Anne Cooke; judged on 3/22/2020.

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Date: 3/22/2020 11:20:00 PM
Beata, another edifying write with all your biblical star references in this challenging poetic form. Your faith always shines brightly in your poetry, as does God's glory. Grace and peace, John
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Date: 3/22/2020 7:12:00 PM
Your inspiring poem is filled with spiritual grace Beata. Congratulations on your wonderful fifth placement! xxoo
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Date: 3/22/2020 2:47:00 PM
Congratulations on your win in my contest. We need the Lord more than ever during this tumultuous time. I simply love your poetry with Scripture! Well done my friend. Chantelle hugs xx
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Date: 3/22/2020 2:21:00 PM
Congratulations BEATA....and love the biblical quotes. Quite the Poet you are. Panagiota xx
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Date: 3/22/2020 1:46:00 PM
Wonderful acrostic like Psalm 119. Congratulations on your win, Beata. Stay well beneath God's wings. I think of Psalm 91 in this chaotic time! Blessings, my friend.
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