I wanted to wish on a star,
but in man’s assault of the cosmos
it only reached the absent wonder
of a satellite.
Signals pirate dreams from lips,
claim metallic gods know the
will of hearts pulsing through
In the plunder of starlight
I must trust my spirit can see
what my eyes are denied.
©Susie Clevenger 2019
This is what prompted me to write this: After SpaceX Starlink Launch
After SpaceX Starlink Launch, a Fear of Satellites That Outnumber All Visible Stars