Starry Night

A poem inspired by Vincent van Gogh


The splendour of stars

Studding a night sky

More alive and richly

Coloured than the day

Sets us dreaming

Of the universe

A stardust collection

Comets and collisions

Things we cannot see

We are just passing

In the scheme of things

Collecting poetry

Wherever we find it

Not afraid to make

The odd mistake.


© Kim M. Russell, 2016

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