by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

What do the stars do
Language: English 
What do the stars do
Up in the sky,
Higher than the wind can blow,
Or the clouds can fly?

Each star in its own glory
Circles, circles still;
As it was lit to shine and set,
And do its Maker's will. 

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This text was added to the website: 2008-01-10
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