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the nighttime sky
Celestial orbs perpetually revolve
round galactic center of radiant light.
Glowing masses through the atmosphere fall,
trail sparkling rooster tails through the twilight.

Clouds, like galleons, split the nighttime sky
a splash of gray on the inky background
and with a soundless sigh they float on by
sailing on toward their next battleground.

Stars incandescent in their empyreal domain
against velvety darkness of night
enraptured by the heavens, I remain
immersed in enchanted moonlight.

Mesmerizing poets since times of yore,
mercurial queen of tide and sea.
None can withstand her romantic allure
as the world softens within her beams.

Written For: "Promptly Poetry Challenge Week 9
Prompt: Write a poem (Required line count: Minimum 12, no max) that includes two of the following words:
star, night, berry, fairy, queen, enchanted, cursed, moonlight, thieves
Line Count: 20
Form: Free Verse
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