Come the Twilight

Photo: CA Hawthorne

Photo: CA Hawthorne

I am but one star
lonely in these heavens
dwindling in the light I cast
where time used is the life I live
and time ahead is to live the dream,
a modest dream reserved for a quiet life
to balance spending years yearning to shine,
spent hoping for sufficient time come the twilight
when this humble star would shine enough to share.

©May 2014, Christina Anne Hawthorne

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