The Watching One

Lucia O'CorozineSeptember 3, 2018Conflict and PeacemakersPoetry

Blue stone sky
Could be crushed to powder
And used to make the richest pigment
So deep
So endless
You could lose yourself in its
Vastness and live another life below
This sea
Outside this world
Hands to glass
Peering in with stars looking over our shoulders

Lucia O’Corozine is a 14-year-old homeschooler from New Paltz, New York. She loves to draw, write poems and speak Italian. Her favorite Italian word is “cielo,” meaning sky.