Talking to Eternity

Water Star

Sharing Stories
January 22, 2023 at 5:59 p.m.
Water Star
Water Star

...by Charles N. Inge

 Water Star

And when she stood at the water’s edge,
her eyes looked up and twinkled.
Salty teardrops circled ‘round her smile.
Her arms were raised to the sky.
She laid upon the languid warm sand.


Raised her head to the stars above her.
Little waves hissed a frothy greeting, said,
“Tonight, he’ll listen for you.”


To the waves, she tossed green necklaces.
They tickled her lovely toes.
Into the water, she walked to her knees…
spoke to her man in eternity.


Charles Inge is a longtime Lyndon, Washington resident and frequently used poet and writer for Northwest Prime Time. The term “Water Star” is often used in Feng shui along with “Mountain Star.”
Water Star in astrology is also called the “facing star” and Mountain Star is often called the “sitting star.”


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