Sometimes when I feel lonely at night –
I go stand beneath a starry sky
And gaze up at those heavenly lights –
I pretend that each star twinkling –
Is an eye of an angel winking
At me –
And I smile back at them –
No longer feeling so lonely
08.22.95 – 12.12.95
Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion
and published in Perspectives, ISBN 0-9686250-0-2.
Notes to this poem…
To be annotated by the end of 2008 at latest.
The O-series of poems are one stanza poems composed before I got onto writing haiku and tanka, and short poetry while in action or traveling by select means like plane or ferry. These poems are 3-9 lines long with at least one rhyming couplet, and not of the short forms just mentioned. For the sake of elegance, I just called the collection One.