Child with skin made of stars

We are not lost—one
within the other,
our lines are their own,
from side by side stars, riding
a sky made of earth
with ancestor’s feet.

We are love,
within love’s womb

shining from the inside out.

© Kristin Reynolds 12 1 2010

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This is the poem I wrote to go with this image of my daughter.
I thought the poem could stand on it’s own as well, for those who may just enjoy the words.


child, love, mother, earth, faerie, daughter, girl, family, star, kristin reynolds


  • jeanni2010
    jeanni2010over 3 years ago

    beautiful Kristin

  • Philosophy Lee
    Philosophy Leeover 3 years ago

    You’ve hit multiple ‘nails on the head’
    here Kristin.

    Fantastic thinking and expression!

  • sandra .
    sandra .over 3 years ago

    Rock me in the arm’s of love, oh yeah!
    sandra x

  • Blake Steele
    Blake Steeleover 3 years ago

    We are love,
    within love’s womb
    shining from the inside out.

    Yes… you say it poet.

  • Trenchtownrock
    Trenchtownrockover 3 years ago

    Terrific piece of writing Kristin.

  • umbra
    umbraover 3 years ago

    such a gentle loving verse….a thing she will cherish….

  • SimplyRed
    SimplyRedover 3 years ago

    you really are a gentle mother:) xx

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous write Kristin and gorgeous daughter too. Lovely.

  • Robin Monroe
    Robin Monroeover 3 years ago


  • timbuckley
    timbuckleyover 3 years ago

    Make sure you apply the creams or you’ll be writing a different poem beautiful your basking in motherhood

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