Stargirl: A Poem
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Stargirl: A Poem

We were made from the same stuff stars consist of.

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Girl

we were made from the same stuff stars consist of —

blinding, hot-white brilliance

illuminating the coal-black expanse of sky overhead,

captivating you for the shortest instance

everywhere and nowhere

before our sparkle gradually dulls

without warning

and we fade from the canvas of night quietly,

not a bang, but a whimper.

you'll find it sad, maybe.

you'll wonder where we've gone, why we left.

that is, until,

you find another star to draw your light from

and forget all about us,

the ones who spiraled into the dark.

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