Kevin Maroney


A Cloudy Morning - Poem by Kevin Maroney

The clouds,
Elegantly do they stride
In their heavenly chambers
In the sky.

Tis' unjust,
That I should be chained here
Forced to bear witness to such majesty.

If my own thoughts and wishes were met,
I would glide out of this world
On a silky nimbus
To escape this silly, flitty society.


Comments about A Cloudy Morning by Kevin Maroney

  • (2/5/2015 2:13:00 PM)


    Thanks for all the support, everyone. Honestly, I didn't know this had been poem of the day four years in a row, and was very surprised to see the voiceover for it. I'm thinking of doing my own considering how many people like it. Thanks a lot guys :) (Report) Reply

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  • Kim Barney (12/9/2014 7:38:00 PM)


    Very well written.
    Congratulations on having it chosen as poem of the day four years in a row on December 9!
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  • Rajnish Manga (12/9/2014 12:35:00 PM)


    Very simple yet very elegant. The clouds come alive in your poem and your distress about your incarceration appears to be real. Thanks, Kevin. This is my favorite poem. (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (12/9/2014 2:45:00 AM)


    Lovely piece I can feel it, thank you for share! .. I guess the clouds are probably smiling whispering: hey man smile with me, it's ok, you get to smell the flowers, climb a tree or simply take a shower, a thing I badly want yet.. never can... (Report) Reply

  • Godfrey Morris (12/9/2013 8:44:00 AM)


    Short yet powerful.. Lovely thoughts, lovely write. (Report) Reply

  • Habeeburahman Thaliyil Abdulla (12/9/2012 11:55:00 AM)


    nice......................... (Report) Reply

  • Sara Fielder (12/9/2012 11:30:00 AM)


    Oh this is marvelous! I am so glad to have come upon this simple and elegant piece of poetry. I cannot think of a more grand escape. Take me with you! (Report) Reply

  • (12/9/2012 4:56:00 AM)


    Great job...well written (Report) Reply

  • (12/9/2011 3:42:00 PM)


    Lovely, poetic little poem (Report) Reply

  • Romeo Della Valle (5/15/2011 5:27:00 PM)


    A well crafted and poignant write! 10+++ Keep it up, you got what it takes to make it through the Poetry's World, talent! Love and Peace for always! ... (Report) Reply

  • (4/19/2011 3:07:00 PM)


    Nice one Kev! very well into nature.Great! (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (1/29/2011 4:34:00 PM)


    Kevin you were born to fly with you poetic wings! Fly my friend! FLY! (Report) Reply

  • (10/19/2009 10:18:00 PM)


    nature poetry linked to a lofty message //nice (Report) Reply

  • (10/15/2009 10:30:00 PM)


    yes we have a body with just legs..a mind with wings to fly....lovely (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 15, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, May 16, 2011


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