Making Me

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one moon

one sun

a sea of stars

a troupe of clouds

all vying for the attention

of two eyes

what should be enough

to see

both sun and clouds

moon and stars

one gaze

cruelly reserves your attention

for the most deserving alone

background characters

dance outside your line of sight


the protagonist’s spotlight

one sky

so high up

so out of reach

heaven’s lonely stage

pitiful, wild looking creatures

send a storm of pirouettes your way

for chance

desperately they dance

before the winds blow out their light

carry their exhausted bodies

off the horizon

meteor shower

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