The Shooting Star

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
July/August 2016

By Maisie Zipfel

The moist grass
comforts me
as I lie there
sleeping
my brother beside
me
later, he shakes
me awake
and calls
my name
over and over
and over again
finally, I sit up
startled
I look up
just in time
to see a beautiful
shiny
shooting star

The Shooting Star Maisie Zipfel

Maisie Zipfel, 10
St. Louis, Missouri

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  1. I love moist grass February 22, 2018 at 12:58 pm Reply

    I agree

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