Facts in Bright Star! Would I Were as Steadfast as Thou Art
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"Bright star!..." See in text (Text of the Poem)
Critics speculate that by “bright star,” the speaker is talking about Polaris, or the North Star. This star is famous for appearing to hold still in the sky while all the other stars and constellations move around it. It has been commonly used as a navigation tool for ships and travelers because of its brightness and unmoving nature.