Be the Sun

A poem

Kayla Douglas
Aug 31 · 1 min read
Photo by Thomas Richter on Unsplash

Stars held captive
slave to
a demanding man
in the moon
laughing
at how he’s scattered them
across the sky.

Their luminous bodies
are so confident
and self-assured
they don’t point out
he would be nothing
without the light
of just one of them.


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Kayla Douglas

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Life Coach, author, lifelong learner, travel enthusiast, narcolepsy advocate, living in Myanmar, she/her https://www.kaylamdouglas.com

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