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I Wonder...

Updated on July 11, 2017

I wonder

Why the stars wink;

It is strange, but I think

no matter how high some people climb

They will always be trapped by the bounds of their own paradigm.

Constrained by the masses,

Slaves to the trivial,

Endlessly encased in foolish habitual clashes

Organizing human souls into classes

I wonder

Why no one notices the stars wink;

And I think

they've begun to wonder the same


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      Hari Prasad S 8 weeks ago from Bangalore

      Excellent classy poetry Isabella. I got inspired to write ... Few lines. Thanks.

      Brilliance blinds the common, hence,

      Ignorance comforts their common sense.

      - hari

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      Eric Dierker 2 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thank you. This is most enjoyable.

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      John Hansen 2 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Such a well written poem wit great imagery, Bella. Most people are too concerned with their own little part of the world than notice the stars winking. I wrote a poem with a similar theme, recently.. The Unnamed Star.

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      Ryan Fuller 2 months ago from Louisiana, USA

      Simple, yet beautiful. You have a great way of expressing your poetic talents. Keep up the good works. I am excited to read more of your works.

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      Isabella Allred 2 months ago from Texas

      Thank you Shannon! I was worried it might be too convoluted for people to understand what I meant but that's exactly what I hoped for :)

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      shanmarie 2 months ago

      This is amazing. I love the imagery. And the simplicity of a simple thought that is also complex. Maybe I'm just reading too much into it. But I'm sure the stars are winking at you after this creation!