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FALLEN STAR


FALLEN STAR

I stretch and stretch, arms reaching and straining to catch a fallen star,

When it does land in the palm of my hands I leap and prance with glee,

Holding it tight to my chest I gaze with wonder at the object of my desire,

It is all I ever wanted and more,

When it begins to sparkle and twinkle lighting up the dark sky, I know it is just for me,

So no one is more surprised than I when I loosen my grasp and allow it to float free,

Yet the smile never leaves my face and the joy still resides in my soul,

For their is no greater love than the one given freely,

I watch my star retreat and finally disappear in the dense clouds, but I have no fear,

For I know it shall return to me,

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