a zillion stars plus one

i should have stayed down
fingering scraps
on tilted floor
singing songs

but instead i stood up

smashed
my
cranium
on
yesterday’s
treetop

oh all the stars …
watched them fade in
break into zillions of pieces
fade out
rise again

just as i must do

by mary ann blinkhorn

16 thoughts on “a zillion stars plus one

  1. Don MacIver says:

    Must have left quite a lump!! Poor cranium! Hugs.

  2. abdulbencamel says:

    hah. ouch. the cosmos is bigger than thought!

  3. Forgive my smiles…. 😉

  4. “Reach for the stars but keep your feet on the ground” – Theodore Roosevelt

  5. Deborah says:

    Your attempts will open the vaulted skies! BEAUTIFUL !

  6. 67paintings says:

    I’m indebted to you…now readfing more of mary ann blinkhorn…

  7. rusky says:

    Your simply awesome Part !
    LOVe
    r.

  8. Emily Prince says:

    I very much enjoy reading your blog.

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