Elizabeth Alford

Meteor Highway, Just Off 180

when all is dark
and the night is long
and lonely,
I stare up and wish
on the biggest,
brightest star:
that it might shine on
when I am gone —
that it might
one day tell you
wink by wink
all those words
I never said.

Elizabeth Alford (Hayward, CA) writes poetry on her cell phone when she’s not selling you secondhand merchendise. Facebook.com/ElizabethAlfordPoetry