Recipe For Making a Wish

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    Recipe For Making a Wish

    What do you do when you see a shooting star?
    Do you just notice the anomaly?
    Do you merely recognize the aesthetic beauty?
    Do you simply take a moment to reflect
    on the rarity and think how few people
    just witnessed this miraculous event?
    Or are you one of the few, one of the hopeful,
    who allows yourself to make a genuine wish?
    Because if you're not going to allow yourself
    the freedom of wonder,
    why even bother glancing at the heavens? 

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    NBParis commented on Recipe For Making a Wish

    07-23-2011

    My sentiments exactly. Nicely expressed and warmly felt. Well done.

    HarverTomsson commented on Recipe For Making a Wish

    01-11-2011

    I heard about the magic of shooting stars in children's books. But now, thanks to science, I view them as space gravel getting flung through the protective layers of gas surrounding earth. In a way it stil is miraculous. Without the protective blanket of gases, much destruction would occur on the surface. Having said that, there are still manny sources of wonder and the miraculous out in space, and I sense them when I look up at night. I really like this poem. Harv

    Marsink commented on Recipe For Making a Wish

    01-07-2011

    A tender, well-placed slap in the face! From a perspective of one who knows: a journal of wonder is fitting for a lifetime of such occasions. Musing about the heavens puts life in a light of privilege, coupled with responsibility. thanks for sharing! Applause building!

    kdarcy commented on Recipe For Making a Wish

    01-01-2011

    Love it, very well said, check out my write " For You Alone ", I think you'll enjoy it, goes nicely with this one, you have done a nice job with this one of what my newest suggests " Leave Something Behind " , be well and have a nice New Year, a 10 from me k

    ginga commented on Recipe For Making a Wish

    12-30-2010

    Amen sister...the wonder of a falling star is something to ponder. ginga

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