A boy, age eight, with clouded eyes
looks into the night and asks the sky,
"Will I ever see the light that covers this world?"
The stars exhale,
covering the boy in a veil
of ethereal light.
Soon after it dispels,
he lets out a joyous yell,
for he could no longer see everlasting dark,
but a sky filled with a sea of gleaming stars.
Quietly in awe the boy, beaming, says,