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How Stars Wish

Last night I saw a cute little boy, a beautiful woman and a tinsel town heartthrob, wish upon a star. I tried to examine them (their eyes) very closely. From many light-years away, I was witness to the innocence and hapless look on their faces. Everyday so many questions and wishes are sent up to the sky with anticipation that my friends and members of the space, who twinkle during the night, would have the answers to all the problems. As I look at their tearful eyes, I can’t help but wonder what is it that has made us seem so superior in their minds. Why do they feel we are extraordinary? What makes them think we are invincible? On the contrary, it is they who are gifted with all the powers which we, from up here, believe is nothing less than special.

As I saw the beautiful woman last night with folded hands praying for her husband’s well-being, I too wished someone would care for me the same way. I have never known what it is to be cared and loved.
When I saw the cute …