Friday, February 15, 2013

Thoughts on Stars

(Prosey-- something I wrote in 2009)

I wonder, if the stars in the “Big Dipper”
know they are in a relationship with one another.
They are so far from each other.
They shine independently out into the darkness.
They each think they are just a star.
Do they know how many people here on earth are
watching them?
Do they know how many they have pointed towards
home through perilous nights?
Do they know they work together for the benefit
of strangers?
Or do they just shine?
Does God look down and see me in a relationship
with people I do not yet know?
Is there a configuration I cannot see?
Am I shining into the darkness unaware that
I am really part of a shape that he so clearly sees?

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