Cruise Poem C29

There were a million stars
In the sky tonight –
Until a few fell




Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.



Notes to this poem…

Putting two images together and a little “logic” to it. One of a million stars in the sky. The other of a falling “star” here or there. You look long enough any night and you’ll see a falling “star” or two.

Humorous intent. Poetic outcome.

These cruise poems were written on my first ever cruise between September 2nd and 9th, from Seward, Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia. Most were written at night on my limited down time from family, in the dark of the Helideck at the front of the ship, often alone beneath the night skies of Alaska.



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