When you wish upon
a luminous celestial mass
fueled by nuclear fusion


absolutely nothing
the cardiovascular system
gives the illusion of desiring
will simply arrive

as if by magic

no matter
how many sentimental films
you might have seen.

Disillusionary © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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40 words (the prompt limit).  Wishing on Stars brevity challenge prompt - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2764533-40-words-or-less.-Brevity.
Submitted: November 1, 2020

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