A Collection of Original Poetry by Students of Ladysmith High School

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Now ~ Cheron L'Estrange

Laughing down the street
it's already early and we're late
but I don't want to let you go
you point to the sky,
say you've never seen a shooting star
and I smile at you
-every star in my sky,
reach into the heavens and touch your cheek
Don't promise me 'forever'
I've heard that said too often
-but I hope that now never ends


©  Cheron L'Estrange


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Grade 10
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3 comments:

  1. Such a wonderful poem, Charon! I love smiling with every star in your sky. I am really Manicddaily at Wordpress. K.

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  2. I can see the two young people "laughing down the street". Your poem takes me back to those days, when shooting stars could be found in one another's eyes.

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  3. The opening two lines are my favorites; great flow.

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