Written In the Stars

Cosmic cross (astrology)

Cosmic cross (astrology) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

They said that we were written in the stars
Something to do with Venus conjunct Mars
Celestial union born from just a glance
Deeper meanings full of relevance

They said above us Heaven must have smiled
Bid us linger together here awhile
Walk our journey joined here hand in hand
Just as spirits and angels must have planned

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But our efforts here have run aground
See our fate has proven too unsound
Out of union all this pain arose
Made us question loyalties we chose
Deeper the hurt when deeper the belief
Making our time seem shadowy, a thief
And you wonder what games they can play
When our dreams all wither, go astray?

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What was hidden in celestial form
When from nothing such a dream was born?
What aspects hidden deeper in the night
To take a false flame and set it so alight?

And Heaven’s smile must just precede their laugh
We the sacrifice, poor unwitting calf
Just pawns here for bored deities to play
Before they wash our hearts and dreams away

© Helen Valentina 2013 All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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8 Responses to Written In the Stars

  1. Hi Helen, I love that you have written a variant in the middle of the poem, for me that increases the tension, intensifies the poem. Well done.

  2. You’re on fire today. Your poems are always very good, but these really strike me. 🙂

  3. Skye says:

    Oh, Helen…this is wonderful. I love the way you broke it up. Great work, Sis!!! I agree…you are SiZzLiNG today!!

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