Joining The Dots

She saw the night sky as a join the dots puzzle.
She was an expert
far better than the adults
who could never work them out.
They told her that these formed a plough
and those a bear, well two bears,
Great and Little.
She couldn’t see it.
They were quite wrong
she knew
the stars
were glittering cairns
pin point sharp
marking the pathway to the moon,
to Venus,
to the sun
and beyond.
You just had to join the dots
and follow the paths
to find your way
to paradise.…/above-it-all-and-other-poems-by…/


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