Diamond Eyes and Fireflies

do you still stare up

to the star filled


vast and open


in the forest of


do you lose yourself

in the endless


weight of body


while the spirit

swims free

are you reaching

beyond the atmosphere

to the cold

vacuum of space

plucking diamond eyes

from its formless


gather them

in a jar

as brilliant fireflies

and keep them


keep reaching

Mitchell Chmielewski

I currently reside in Indiana where I am taking classes through Penn State University to complete my Bachelors in Finance and work for a non-profit clinic. I was always passionate about reading and writing and I intend to use this blog to hone my craft and to entertain others. Please feel free to reach out and provide feedback or to discuss my work.

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