by mandaceehb

It was a long time ago

Laughing together in locked embrace

Staring up at starry skies through broken canopies

Stars… Their images still glowed bright in her mind

Like the precious jewels they were

Precious memories tucked away in hidden corners


This is called…

And that is a…

She remembered his every word


Every so often

She gazed at the shadows of nightfall

Tried to remember their names

But it had become harder with the passages of time between them


She realised that they had simply become stars again

No longer past insights on what they had shared

And she wept for the loss of it all