Pagosa Springs Artists

Goodnight Stars, Goodnight Moon


Goodnight stars, you’re fixed so deep
Into spacetime, in it’s keep;
Goodnight moon, bright lamp of night,
Mirroring our daystar’s light.

Goodnight trees, you stand in sleep;
Goodnight cars, gone from the street;
Goodnight squirrels with chatter-words;
Goodnight, butterflies and birds.

Goodnight, winter wind that blows;
Goodnight, rain that grows the rose;
Goodnight, summer cricketsong,
‘Lone awake the whole night long.



first published in Northern Stars Magazine

also published in FLOOR OF THE SKY Chapbook

©2001 Bonnie Manion


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