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He Waits For Shooting Stars

He waits
for shooting stars 

to catch a glimpse
of his beloved

returning to him
from heaven

Copyright © 2021 Penny Wilson
*Thank you Chuck, for the inspiration/title
of this little piece.


Penny Wilson is an international writer who writes in several genres. She has written articles for WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published in online journals, such as Ariel Chart, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. Penny is a member of the Austin Poetry Society. Her poetry has been featured in the publication America's Emerging Poets 2018 & 2019 by Z Publishing and Poets Quarterly and Dual Coast Magazine published by Prolific Press. Penny is an advocate for Mental Health Awareness and has the page "Mental Health Help" on her blog. She writes about the struggles of mental illnesses and Depression. She is passionate about spreading awareness for Suicide Prevention and Domestic Abuse. She expresses her passion through her writings of poetry and life experiences. You can find more of her writings on her blog at and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.

7 thoughts on “He Waits For Shooting Stars

    1. Awww, thank you, Audrey! I’m pleased with how this one turned out. Chuck used the line “He waits for shooting stars”, and I just knew I had to do something with that wonderful line! ❤


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