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I Made a Wish Upon a Falling Star

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Finding my inspiration through the voice of music and poetry. Being creative and finding ways in making life easier and smarter for others.

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A bright white twinkle in the sky

Like a blanket of glitter

Beautifully adorning

Covering the night sky


A beautiful sparkle that meets the eye

I waited and stared if any clouds moved by,

Watch the birds as they usually do fly,

Hard to say during the day was full of scorn and defy


Whether it’s the truth or whether it’s a lie

I closed my eyes

And made a wish upon a falling star

As it flew by,

Held out my hand like I could touch it

Though it was very far


I’m a sucker for old habits

In a place we inhabit,

I always will pray

When my thoughts go astray

The universe will guide the way

Just like it did the milky way

© 2020 Mitara N

Comments

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 14, 2020:

Hi Amani,

Old habits will never go out of style, it's things that we carry through life, giving us hope a faith as we continue our journey.

Appreciate your feedback fellow wisher

Take care, keep well and be safe

Amani on April 13, 2020:

Am a sucker for old habits too... I still make wishes to shooting stars

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That last verse, speaks a lot.. Great write

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 13, 2020:

Your comments are so instrumental, and I appreciate your appreciation for the write expressed.

Bless your beautiful heart Laurie

Laurie S Novak from Michigan on April 13, 2020:

I really love this! Especially:

I always will pray

When my thoughts go astray

The universe will guide the way

Thanks for a look inside.Your words spoke to my inner spirit.

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 07, 2020:

Hi John,

Since childhood, often while gazing and if ever I thought it to be a falling star (could have been a plane for that matter). Immediately closed my eyes and made a wish. Maybe at the time my wishes was a realistic one, and for that reason it came true.

That sense always filled me with comfort, inner peace and happiness.

I believed this to be true or maybe just wanted it to be true.

I am truly honoured by your visit and your profound comments, which is always valued and appreciated.

Stay blessed, take care and be safe

John Hansen from Queensland Australia on April 07, 2020:

What a delightful poem. Occasionally, I will sit outside and gaze at the night sky until I see a falling star and hopefully make a wish. Do they ever come true I honestly can't remember but let's hope so. Good job Mitara.

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 03, 2020:

Your comments are so refreshing and inspiring.

Our subconscious never allows us to forget, and while growing up we never forget the hope and positivity learnt from our childhood.

Has moulded our feelings of empowerment and motivation, that we continue to hold onto strongly from within, even as we grow older.

That's how we evolve the power of the mind...

Your comments are always appreciated and valued.

Take care and be safe.

Lorna Lamon on April 03, 2020:

As children we used to pretend to see a falling star in order to make a wish, and your uplifting poem reminds me of this time. Beautifully written with a mystical quality.

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 03, 2020:

Absolutely Vidya,

Its an amazing sight, yet overwhelms us with good and positivity for some reason as we watch, showing that your wish is filled with positivity and feeling to the universe.

Same with faith, can be as small as a mustard seed, and moves mountains.

Always appreciating your valuable comments, take care and be safe.

VIDYA D SAGAR on April 03, 2020:

A beautiful and optimistic poem Mitara. Reminded me of those fun filled days, when we used to gaze into the sky for long, waiting to see a falling star and make a wish. Thanks for sharing, take care, stay safe.

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 03, 2020:

Thank you Umesh,

Appreciate and value your comments as always

Take care and be safe

Umesh Chandra Bhatt from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India on April 03, 2020:

Nice one. Good composition.

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 03, 2020:

Margaret my dear friend,

May we always keep the optimism, there are better days ahead.

Always appreciate and value your comments

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 03, 2020:

A Falling star is a beautiful sight and I still believe it carries your wishes to where it needs to be heard.

Always appreciate your comments Brenda

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 03, 2020:

Same here my dear friend Ruby, our wish to God's ears

Always appreciate your comments

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on April 02, 2020:

I'm all for wishes.

I love seeing a falling star.

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on April 02, 2020:

Beautiful! My wish is for this C virus to go away and never return.

Margaret Pan from Athens on April 02, 2020:

Thank you for sharing this, Mitara! This poem makes me think of better days, something about it is very optimistic and dreamy... Excellently written!

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 02, 2020:

Hi Liz

There's always those little things I remember being told by my parents and grandparents when I was quite young, that I still hold on to.

If you make a wish upon a falling star on something positive, it will counter all negativity.

Thank you for your comments, always appreciated

Take care and be safe

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 02, 2020:

Hi Rajan,

Thank you for visiting and your lovely comment, always appreciated

Take care and be safe

Liz Westwood from UK on April 01, 2020:

This is an interesting and creative development of an often used phrase.

Rajan Singh Jolly from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA. on April 01, 2020:

I think most of us have made a wish upon a falling star at some point in life. Lovely poem.

Mitara N (author) from South Africa on April 01, 2020:

Maybe after the lockdown, a peaceful, relaxing drive will allow you to appreciate the clear night sky again.

Always appreciate your comments Kyler,

Take care and be safe

Kyler J Falk from Corona, CA on April 01, 2020:

So much light pollution here in Southern California it is rare to see shooting stars, and it saddens me that I have to drive so far into the desert just to see the sky clearly.

I wish lights would turn off at night.