HomeFEU English and Literature Journalvol. 6 no. 1 (2012)

Earth Bound Bodies Dreaming of Celestial Things

Dawn Marie Nicole L. Marfil

Discipline: Literature



It soothed me,

the constancy of a star-

of Polaris, never wavering from the North

even as the Earth twists and turns beneath it,

a second magnitude star, its twinkle,

431 light years away from my eyes,

I was ten years old with a 98 in Science.

I believed in books.