“Look at the stars,” he said softly. The words trickled over her the way raindrops chased each other down a window pane. She turned over in the grass, hearing the dry grass crackle under her like fireworks. “Take him and cut him out in little stars, / And he will make the face of heaven […]
“So bring me the night, send out the stars. ‘Cause when I’m dreaming we don’t seem so far. Darken the sky and light up the moon, so that somehow you’ll be here with me soon.” –Bring Me the Night, Sam Tsui
I felt as if I were wearing the stars.
We danced in intervals among the stars. We formed constellations, waltzing across the heavens. When we missed a step, a new star appeared for us to pavane through. And, when the sky turned bright again, we each went back to whence we came. And that was all we needed. We twirled through comets, narrowly missing. […]
Frost nips at her toes, twining in various patterns that would make any mother proud. But Mother Nature never shows emotion. She passes upon the girl, weaving a few vines around her, protecting her in a womb of life. The girl slumbers on, dreaming of ships and stars. ——————————————————————————— Today in English class we read […]
Did you know that the word “astronaut” used to mean: astro: star, celestial naut: ship, sailing, sailor So it meant “star sailor”. I found this during an etymology lesson and was pleasantly surprised. It reminded me a lot of sky sailing!