Tuesday, September 27, 2011


by Dawn Pisturino
Across the void of outer space
I reach for you
Calling your name
But emptiness answers
Cold and black
Stars stare icily
The old moon glows
And all the wonders of the universe
Should be ours forever
But our spirits soar to opposite ends
And all is hopelessly lost

Written for Stephen, June 13, 1988
Published in "American Poetry Anthology," 1988
Copyright 2011 Dawn Pisturino. All Rights Reserved.