When We Took Our Hats Off to Stars
We stitched our names to our hats,
and the stars called to us out loud.
They read our names like storybooks,
melodious and plain.
And when we took our hats off,
the stars, they called out to us,
Oh, please put them back on again,
so begged those calling stars.
Inspired by Bleak House and a clear winter night sky