A star called Justice

Every night I look to the stars above

Just barely seeing past metal bars

Now consumed by rust


I see one that sings it’s beauty to me.


And it lights a beautiful fire within me

But it’s a reverse shooting star

Shrinking below the very size of an atom

Moving farther than even the universe sees

As the wishes I shoot towards it

Always miss


But it entices me night after night.


When I look up to it

I feel my feet rise as it floats away

I can’t stop myself from reaching towards it


Like a chain inevitably connects the two of us.


And tonight feels like a night like no other

Because I grab that chain of hope

And climb higher than ever before

To break the the bars that imprison me

That try to contain me


And reach for my justice star.


This poem is about: 
Our world


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