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By Tammy T. Stone

If I were among the stars

Beaming faint across the

The galaxies, sharing

Secrets about ancient Time,

Caressing hearts away

From earthly burdens …

If I could sit among my

Star friends, holding hands,

Singing quietly in light-bathed

Night, weaving dreams from dust,

Hope from the hard stories …

Among the stars

Luminescence reigns,

Within their sparkle

We heal

In wordless song.

Stars streak the night

But know nothing of darkness,

Like the sun, which does not

Witness its own miracles.

I peer into the world

Emptied of form.

My job is to first to be,

Then to learn, and know.

My knowledge needs

No formulation.

 


Tammy T. StoneTammy T. Stone
is a Canadian writer, photographer and chronicler of life as it passes through us. Always a wanderer, she’s endlessly mesmerized by people, places and everything in between; the world is somehow so vast and so small. She feels so lucky to have been able to work, learn, live and travel far and wide, writing, photographing and wellness-practicing along the way. She invites you to see some of her recent photography here and to connect with her on  her writer’s page, Twitter and her blog, There’s No War in World, here.

 

Photo: (PridesCrossing/Deviantart)

Editor: Sherrin Fitzer

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Tammy Stone Takahashi

Tammy T. Stone is a writer, poet, photographer and student of life. She's written on wellness, spirituality and the arts for several newspapers and magazines internationally. Her short stories and poems have been widely published and anthologized and she has worked on several anthologies as co-editor. Her published works include a book of photography, "Tag it! Toronto: A City's Imagination Revolution" (2009), and the poetry collections "Formation: Along the Ganges and Back Again" (2015), "Little Poems for Big Seasons" (2016) and “Land” (2018). She is based in Canada and Japan.

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