‘Skies of a Child’ by Jerri Hardesty The Society April 6, 2014 Beauty, Poetry, Science 6 Comments I love to gaze into the midnight sky To search the night for planets and bright stars, Caress, with pointing finger, blazing Mars, And blow a kiss to Venus passing by. I wonder and I ponder other beings, Perhaps now casting eyes at Milky Way, Their far-off planet turning into day, While Saturn hula-hoops its frosty rings. As I look up and they look up, who knows If somehow we could touch each others thought? Imagination percolates and grows While squinting at a distant glowing dot. At edge of consciousness, awareness flows, A loophole glimpse that time and space forgot. Jerri Hardesty is a poet living in Brierfield, Alabama. Featured Image: Photo of Milky Way. Related Post A Sonnet by Edward Hoke 03.27.18 A smattering of rain above a hall That holds her earthy fragments, broken, spent, A woman who, in life, out-did them all, And e’en in dea... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 6 Responses Shari J LeKane-Yentumi April 6, 2014 Wonderful poem! Reply Jerri Hardesty June 13, 2014 Thank you so much for your kindness. Reply CAROLYN BAYNE April 6, 2014 I love this poetry it reminds of waking up to my real self. Reply Jerri Hardesty June 13, 2014 What a wonderful comment. Thank you so much. Reply Martin Elster April 22, 2014 Jerri, I love this! Delightful! Best, Martin Reply Jerri Hardesty June 13, 2014 Thank you for your kind comment. Reply Leave a Reply to Martin Elster Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.