Sky Gazing with My Grandmother

Sky Gazing with My Grandmother

By: Heather Nanni

On warm summer days

we gazed up so high

and saw strange creatures

that danced in the sky

 

Such beauty up there

in that space above

I saw without fear

because of your love

 

But then came the night

It took you away

and left a sad child

who wished you would stay

 

And as the moon sits

on her silver throne-

you far beyond her

and me all alone

 

I think of those days

for which I now grieve

when sun reigned supreme

still you had to leave

 

And now the moon shines

benevolent light

Can you still see me

here in the night?

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