New Stars for Old
Sabina C. Becker
travels the galaxy, keeping a sharp
dark-adapted eye out for him:
some starfaring Aladdin,
plucking the jewels of solar systems
so his poor mother at home
will have comfort in her old age.
New stars for old!
Sabina C. Becker is the poetry editor at NetAuthor. Her poem, "Worldbuilding", is a Rhysling Award nominee in the Long Poem category.
Published by permission of the author.