CCC155: Lily

Lights
Bright sparkling lights
Like stars fallen to earth
Stars singing her worth.

Lily woke up smiling while still in bed
Her dream repeating in her head.
The stars had beckoned her
Called to her from afar
Granted her dream to be a film star.
Within her, excitement zinged
A Hollywood agent must have heard her sing.

Her phone vibrated and bleeped the once
An incoming text to announce
A successful interview, in her excitement Lily had forgotten
But the position applied for she now had gotten
To play the part of Ursula the Bear
The cuddly mascot at the local pier.

Oh well, maybe next year.

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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24 Responses to CCC155: Lily

  1. Sadje says:

    I hope she attains her dreams. Lovely story Crispina

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Dale says:

    Hey! A job is a job and you gotta start somewhere…
    That was fun. πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Judy says:

    I really like the first two lines of the second verse. Cute poem!! Boy , can you toss these clever gems out! I admire your quick thinking and skills!!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Nope, Not Pam says:

    From small things big things come … just ask the Wiggles 😁

    Liked by 1 person

  5. She can only go up from there. A very sweet story about goals and aspirations.
    Isadora 😎

    Liked by 1 person

  6. nancyns384696 says:

    I love this Crisp! Did you share it with our mutual friend? She’d love it!
    Nan

    Liked by 2 people

    • No, I didn’t. Maybe I will. I wasn’t actually thinking of her when I named the would-be star. There used to be a restaurant the other end of the prom called the Lily Langtree. Maybe I’ll share the post to Twitter

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  7. I love it, Crisp!
    Our Little Storm isn’t quite dreaming of stardom yet, but she’s built for it, no doubt!

    Liked by 1 person

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