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"Meet me in the stars", was said to me one night in a conversation. My desire for love and compassion just went skyrocketing with this. And dreams, always dreams of finding the right combination of companionship, communication, and love. Well, this is what came of that very beautiful phrase. I have even set this to music.

Meet Me In The Stars

As I am saying good night at the end of the day,
And you are not here, but many miles away,
My heart is so empty and so lonely inside,
As I wipe away a tear I am trying to hide.

I close my eyes and try to go to sleep,
But with the sadness inside I begin to weep.
Suddenly I remember what you once said to me,
Just meet me in the stars, waiting for you I will be.

When distance tends to keep us apart,
Remember I still hold you near in my heart.
When the night together, can't be ours,
Just close your eyes and meet me in the stars.

Meet me in the stars, I'll be waiting there for you.
With a bottle of wine and glasses for two.
Just close your eyes and there you will see,
Waiting in the stars, just for you I will be.

Remembering those words, I begin to smile,
And gently close my eyes, lessening the miles.
I can see the stars, oh how beautifully arranged,
But you are not there, no hug to exchange.

I sit alone waiting, with hope in my heart,
No longer wanting to be kept apart.
Suddenly in the distance, a shadow appears,
A tear rolls down my face and the image is clear.

There is no question it is you that I see,
Waiting in the stars, just like you promised to me.
You hold out your hand as you become near,
And put it in mine saying, "I miss you, my dear. "

Suddenly there's gentle music, filled with romance,
You gently pull me close, we begin to dance.
Just meet me in the stars, that is where I will be.
A special place in the stars just for you and for me.
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52 Visitor Comments

Lovely poem, I felt as though i could relate it to something present in my life, i loved it!
this poem has a lot of different meanings to it,as i live over 200 hundred miles from my partner i thought i would send it as i reminded me of us,thank you.
This poem is really good. I am a poet myself and feel poems, especially ones that are posted online for all to see, should be from the heart. I can tell this is and I can relate which is something I look for as a reader. The author did a very good job.
I was looking for a poem to send to my boyfriend, who lives on the other side of the world, and this one was such a prayer answer. I get to see him only once a year, and the words are like made for us. I'll meet him in the stars. Thank you for making this poem, touched my heart.
this is a most beautifull poem that i read i am waitting for some one too in the star please pray for me that i can find her there
Omg ure poem is soOoOooOoO beautiful . especially for me cuz I'm in a distance relationship and this poem was like seriously exactly how I feel ! omg thx for making me realise that it isnt all that bad to be so far
Just Fantastic. Heart touching poem.
I want to Thank you greatly for allowing this poem to be viewed, i was looking for something special to send to the guy i am in love with when i ran upon this wonderful poem that left me breathless, It expressed every point I wanted taken. Keep up the wonderful work and I hope to read more poems as awesome as this one.
I loved this poem. I love my boyfriend to pieces and it made me wonder. If i ever lost him it would kill me. You truely are an amazing poet and should consider doing something proffesional with it. It brings warmth and joy into my heart each time i read it. I am 16 years old and i love to read poems. You poem however, is exceptionally fantastic. The poem is very touching and has a deep meaning to it. Well done :)
My husband is doing time in prison. Every letter he sends has the "Serenity Prayer" included. Every night when he calls to say good night, he tells me to look at the stars and he'll see me there. His birthday is coming up and since I cannot send gifts, I named a star for him with the Star Registry. I was looking for a poem to send with it to make it a very special birthday for him. I couldn't have found a more perfect poem. Thank you for sharing this with us. By the way, I named his star "serenity granted"
This is an amazing poem. It is defiently how my girlfriend and I are feeling. We wish to meet each other in the stars every night.
My g/f for 4 yrs harshly ended our relationship less than a week ago. We were high school sweethearts and I fear that our plans for a long distance relationship did not work out. What really hurts is the fact that I can't see a spark of warmth in her heart for me. But as a gift I had a star named after her. haven't given her the certificate yet. Perhaps I'll recite this when I present it to her. Good stuff~ It is soooo beautiful. I hope she understands how much I love her.
Beautiful, very helpful, healing poem. Just what I needed to tell my husband how I need him since he is traveling most of the time now.
This is one of the best poem i have ever read, i cry everything i read it. It means so much to me.
Yey! I love it I love it! I makes me cry everytime, it's how i feel. thanks for writing somethign so beautiful!
Geri you have read my thoughts girl--Thank you for sharing this poem with all of us. I feel the same but have a hard time putting it into words.
I love this poem. No matter what kind of mood I'm in everytime i read it I cry. It is souch a great poem. I gave it to my poem when he went away to camp for 2 weeks and when he came back he and I were so much more closer. He isn't really the type for poems, but it's setting in a little game by his bed. Everytime I go over there he usually resites a part of it. It's soo beautiful. Thank you for writing it.
my soon to be husband is locked up and very far away from home! I just gave birth to our little girl and he has yet to hold her anyways what im saying is when i read this poem it certinly sent chills down my spine. I can absolutly relate to this in every way possible. keep up the good work!
I am usually not an immense fan of poetry with a rhyme scheme but there is something about this poem that was truly soothing. I love how you incorporated the stars into this piece. Stars are one of the many beautiful things Mother Nature blessed us with, and the love you share with this person is a glorious natural beauty as well. Keep up the good work.
That poem is so beautiful. I have been in a long distance relationship and it brought tears to my eyes it was so awesome, thank you for sharing your great work.
good work, keep it up.
Omg,. I don`t think there is a poem out there that even compares. absolutely beautiful. ABSOLUTELY fabulous. amazing. thank you so much for that.
" MEET ME IN THE STAR" ?? Have i ever said that? :)- it's a very beautiful poem. i like it. keep it up.
oh wow! this poem really hit me becuz i am going thru a situation right now and this poem is the one for me.
That is the most beautiful poem i have ever heard in my life! wow!
This poem is so beautiful. It fits exactly what I just went through a week ago. I can't wait for the day that my love and I meet in the stars. Thank you for this beautiful poem that I can I share with him.
Your poem really touched me! I am having a long distance relationship, its all confusing cos he has i girlfriend, i know words are only words but in the times we have had together he truely showed me his heart! When the subition of poems are allowed you will see mine, and maybe realize how i feel! Thanks for the poem it truely is what i feel.
This is beautiful! I can't explain how much this poem has helped me. I have been having a very hard time with being so far away from my boyfriend of 3 years, and this has totally helped both of us. I sent him a copy of your poem and I told him that I will also meet him in the stars! Now I am able to fall asleep not only without tears but with a smile on my face!
The most beautiful poem I have read yet on this site.
This poem is so sweet it reminds me of how me and boyfriend couldnt be together because of distance, keep writing this is excellent.
I recently lost a very dear friend to very tragic circumstances.ones that were taken out of our hands. This poem said everything i was finding difficult to express..thank you.
I am speechless. This month I am off from college and away from my boyfriend. I will definatly remember to look into the stars. Maybe that will help me to fall asleep at night. Thank you!
This poem really touched my heart. My boyfriend and I are at different colleges right now and we miss each other a lot. The stars are the only place where we can be together each night.
You wrote this with my hubby in mind, he is a sailor, and the stars are the places we find each other when he is at sea! Thank you!
*sniff* i cried when i read your poem im missing someone right now and ur no help at all! hehe oh well, you rock this board! thanks 4 making me cry!
this is a wonderful poem...i love it..i have read it at least twice in the past five minutes
what a beautiful poem....... i'm in about the same situation right now. my boyfriend is miles away from me and words really can't express how much i miss him. thank you for writing this poem. i've had tears in my eyes reading it. thank you...
I loved your poem, I couldn't believe I found a poem with the phrase I use to endall my emails to my sweetheart, I've sent it to him to read..distance keeps us apart, but until he Meets Me In The Stars
This was a wonderful poem!!! It really has a lot of meaning to me, as my boyfriend and I have a phrase that he and I share! Thank you for your wondeful poem!
This has to be the most beautiful poem that I have ever read!! It touched me in so many ways. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!!!!
This poem touches so close to home, that it would be a crime if I didn't comment on it. Sometimes a long distance relationship can take its toll, but having a special place like the stars or ones dreams can make it easier to cope
I found this a very moving poem
This is definatly a poem that caught my attention. It described how you feel when you are far away from someone you love, with a way I never thought about before. Thank you for this poem.
This poem just said it all for me and my online friend..I thank you so much..... Lynda
This poem came at the right time during a bad time in my life!!!
I've read alot of poems on this page and i have to say your's was the best so far would love to read more :)
It is a beautiful poem with a deep romantic message...I loved it!
I just want to say that has got to be the most beautiful poem I have ever read in my life it brought tears to my eyes having someone in mind!!!!! I'm a 15 year old who loves poetry!!
A wonderful piece! It made me think of my own special far away..Thanks for sharing with us this beautiful literary work.
i only see my love on weekends, so i get alot of things in mind to remind me of him. very intriguing!

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