A Sagittarian Looks Toward the Sky

For Beauty

When she says
Look at those stars
what she’s seeing
are the stars beyond

the stars The ones
you can’t see Not
even by looking into
her eyes if you were

one of the lucky ones
who she let do so Yet
there are many who
greatly desire to look

into her eyes knowing
they still won’t be able
to see those stars
beyond the stars

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Bill McCloud is a poetry editor for the Right Hand Pointing literary journal and is the poetry reviewer for Vietnam Veterans of America. His poetry book, The Smell of the Light, reached #1 on The Oklahoman’s “Oklahoma Bestsellers List." His poems have appeared in Oklahoma Today and the Oklahoma English Journal. He is a faculty member of William Bernhardt’s annual WriterCon, presenting sessions on writing and publishing poetry.

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