A Wish

Our Earth is a wish a star made,
A long, long time ago.
Star travelled throughout space to find
A place where wish could grow.

The Sun took pity on the star
And gave it warmth and love
And told the Earth when it was sad
To simply look above

For Sun would always light the way,
No need to be afraid,
For it was also once a wish
That someone else had made.Β Β Copyright 2013 Β© Sonya Annita Song

60 thoughts on “A Wish

  1. Oh I love this! I might just print and frame it for my home!

    1. It makes me super happy you would want to do that to my words! Especially since you have such a keen aesthetic sense. πŸ™‚

  2. I like your creation myth much more than any iI’ve read, encluding the scientific ones! This earns you some chocolate cookies with your normal ration of dark chocolate with hazel nuts! πŸ˜‰

    1. Ooo, more chocolatey goodness in every virtual bite! πŸ˜€

      1. ROLFing…keeps kitties thin anyway πŸ˜‰

  3. Beautiful,Cubby. Wish I’d written it. I would love to be able to lay claim to how this is constructed and the message it conveys. Absolutely beautiful.x

    1. You write many beautiful things that I would love to claim my little furry paws on. πŸ™‚

      1. πŸ™‚ Beauty seen and appreciated by both then! πŸ™‚ x

    1. Thank you kindly Geo Sans! πŸ™‚

  4. That was so lovely. Was it one of your kid series as it was very kid friendly. I really loved it

    1. No, it wasn’t one meant for kids. I tend to use simple language regardless. Glad you enjoyed it! πŸ™‚

      1. It wasn’t the simple language it was just so beautiful and innocent even a kid could of made their own interpretation of your words. I really enjoyed it x

  5. nicely done. I could see the first two lines developing into a number of different directions.

    1. You are one to see the different possibilities in words. Glad you like the direction I took it. πŸ™‚

  6. Nice, this made my morning more beautiful.

    1. Ah, I am so happy to hear that! πŸ™‚

  7. Very nicely written … enjoyed it.

    1. So glad you enjoyed it! πŸ™‚

  8. Stunningly beautiful. Love it πŸ™‚

    1. You are too kind Mel. Glad you enjoyed it! πŸ™‚

  9. Delightful whimsical piece with a lovely allusion. Well done.

    1. Many thanks. I’m glad you enjoyed it. πŸ™‚

  10. authormirandastone September 4, 2013 — 7:34 am

    As an astronomy buff, I especially love this one!

    1. I love astronomy buffs! πŸ™‚

  11. The aura in this piece really attracts. Your word choice and construction is beautiful gives one a reason to dream.

    1. Many thanks for your kind words. πŸ™‚

  12. This is so wonderful. Beautiful, touching and sweet. I love it:) Just love it.

    1. That makes me very happy! πŸ™‚

  13. Powerful! and captivating.

    Your words are refreshing and your creativity with images are incredible.


    You should comment on my new poem if you want to.

    1. Simple but effective I hope. πŸ™‚

  14. a galactic rhyming truth.

  15. cubby, this is gorgeous. I really hope you’re going to write a children’s book one day, if you haven’t already!

    1. Many kind thanks. I am also hoping to publish a children’s book one day. πŸ™‚

  16. Lovely, it reads like a sweet lullaby.

    1. That makes sense as I was trying to fall asleep when I wrote it. πŸ™‚

  17. I especially like this one — the Earth being a wish — a star wishing for something instead of us wishing on stars.

    1. Yes, that’s exactly what I was going for. πŸ™‚

  18. I just love this one! Such a beautiful piece.

  19. A personal favorite.

    1. Ah yes, one of mine also. πŸ™‚

  20. Hi Cubby. Thank you for liking my poem ‘ The Orb!’ Best Wishes. The Foureyed Poet.

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