Saturday, August 13, 2011

Sunday 160 - Wish upon a star


He remembered gazing 
into the night skies as a boy 
wishing upon white threads of light 
streak across the heavens. 
Now he just wished the pollution wasn’t light.
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If you wish to take the Sunday 160 challenge, here are the rules:

1. The Sunday 160 only uses EXACTLY 160 characters (including spaces).
2. Keep on schedule - post after 8:00 PM Pacific Time on Saturday.
3. Let me know you have posted via a comment on my site.
(Be sure to mention you have posted a 160. Provide a link if you can)
4. Visit at least one other Sunday 160 writer.
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29 comments:

Autumnforest said...

There's never a freaking cloud in the sky in AZ and every time the Persied happens--clouds! It's a plot to drive me mad, I'm sure.

Brian Miller said...

i like wishing on those stars still and yeah wish all pollution was a bit lighter..

G-Man said...

It's a beautiful night tonight...
I Played...G

Someone is Special said...

Even I wish here...

Someone is Special

Steve E said...

hours of showers
bytes of lights
here and there
just everywhere

Heaven's Greatest Show in Space.
Wait! There IS no such thing as space.

Good job as usual, Mr Monkey man.
Thank you!

Dianne said...

Good evening, MM. and hello to Mrs, MM!
Yes, I recall the young age when I could no longer see the night sky, due to increasing light pollution, or exhaust haze.

My 160 is up for I have revisited my blog friends, visit me!
Dianne

Alice Audrey said...

I know how he feels.

Mine is up

Evalinn said...

That´s beautiful...and sad.

Mine is up here:
http://stock-city-girl.blogspot.com/2011/08/future-plans.html

5thsister said...

Back where I am from, the night sky is still untainted out in the country...you can see the satellites as tiny specks of light moving across the sky. Love it. Miss it.

Anyway, don't laugh but mine is UP

Larry, aka The Kid and The Old Goat said...

Here is mine for this week. I stayed with the night theme.

You will find it at http://lemoldman.blogspot.com/

moondustwriter said...

Tried to see the showers but pollution or something obstructed my view
Nicely done in 160 MM

MorningAJ said...

Most of what we see round here are planes!
I'm up here.

the walking man said...

AMEN!!!

Brian Miller said...

yo monkey, i am back...and mine is now up!

Morning said...

posted one,

lovely 160.

Thanks.

Monkey Man said...

Diane - come back and give us a link. I can't access your 160. Also...light pollution - yes!

Sandra said...

Lovely...not the pollution, the
160...as usual.

Marla said...

Just spent some time reading through. You always make me smile, think and laugh outloud. Thanks for that, MM.

Dianne said...

OK MM, thanks for the tip. I was lazy and left out the link to my 160 HERE

My computer is geriatric slow, and I've been out of the writing world for awhile.

GLAD you are still around and writing, because LITSNT, (life is too short not to)
Di

Steve Isaak said...

Good, timely work.
Here's mine.

Mama Zen said...

I couldn't agree more! Excellent 160, Monkey Man!

Mijayami said...

We had a big storm roll in just in time to block out the big show. Glad you got to see some of it, despite the pollution.

Mine is here

Mona said...

I haven't seen stars for days...the sky has been cloud laden!

Olivia said...

I played too!!
For some weird reason I don't think my comment was posted yesterday.. buhuhuhu

http://oliviasmindlymatters.wordpress.com/2011/08/14/morning-dew/

Sunday hugs xx

Drizel said...

pollution ruins everything :(

Deb said...

Radioactive glows are pretty to look at when it's all you have. :\

Great piece!

DaleTheDoll said...

Humans, always whining, whining, whining.

Pheromone Girl said...

I miss the stars, even though I know they're there - just can't see them.

Evelyn said...

This is beautiful
and sad.
visually it matches the words...
good stuff.