Accidental Poet

‘Scuse Me

As the radiant sun drops

Below the distant horizon

And stars slowly brighten

Upon them I kept my eyes on


A twinkle here

A sparkle there

All to provoke

The smile I’m inclined to wear


For the beauty of the night sky

Upon my soul a magnetic pull

Such as the tug from a lunar friend

Every month a moon so full


Across the Milky Way

The life that might exist

I want to believe

In evidence we may have missed


And there, a shooting star

A meteor from only God knows where

Entranced with mouth agape

All I can do is stare


For if I could reach out my hand

And touch this cosmos miracle

My fingers blessed with

Fitting words so lyrical


This wondrous starlight view

There before my eye

Think I’ll quote an old Rock & Roller

“’Scuse me while I kiss the sky”


Copyright © Accidental Poet 2014

  • Author: Accidental Poet (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: July 31st, 2017 17:28
  • Category: Reflection
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  • Heather T

    You can never go wrong with a poem about the heavens at night. Beautiful work. Jimi must have known, eh?

    • Accidental Poet

      These days Jimi plays on a higher stage to a Heavenly audience. Thanks for your comment.

    • Night Owl

      Totally cosmic AC-- enjoyed this read!

      • Accidental Poet

        Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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