Claudia Krizay

(1/28/1956 / Washington DC)

Across the Universe


The sun sets as the moon rises above the mountaintops –
Rhythmic music rings in the air as
Tambourines play within a band of angels in the sky-
Within a moment’s notice I would board a ship and
Journey across the universe as the sky turns a dark shade of cobalt blue,
I have escaped the world as the clock inside my mind keeps ticking-
Shooting stars and the rings of Saturn illuminate the darkness as
Angels sing their tuneful arias- here where life is eternal-
No pain to be felt, no deception and no fear…
The sky would rain crystalline tears of joy, as I have left
My home on earth eternally-and found a new home
Inside the world of my imaginings-
I am living within a world of my dreams from which
I care not to awaken.
I would dance to the tune of the chorus of angels,
Believing that this is reality- I know that as long as I believe,
I shall have not a care-
The sun has set and the moon has risen on this clear summer’s night
I am a lost soul and lost souls live forever-
Forever in this vast and endless sky,
Journeying across the universe- where the sun shall rise and
The sun shall set and then the moon shall illuminate the sky-
I shall dance and sing with the sorcery of angels forever within a dream.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Edited: Monday, August 29, 2011

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  • Kaio Clark (9/4/2011 6:43:00 PM)

    This is amazing. Its like another poem I've read which is one of my favorites. ITs called ' Flight' from Kristina Londy. I love both and are just beautifully written (Report) Reply

  • Allemagne Roßmann (9/1/2011 2:56:00 AM)

    sky would rain crystalline tears of joy, as I have left
    My home on earth eternally-and found a new home
    Inside the world of my imaginings-

    Great write..amazing flow of words here. I specially like the excerpt above of your poem.Sounds really brilliant.Well done and thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Dwi Utami (8/29/2011 7:53:00 AM)

    Dear poet im very impressed with the universe you are writing this poem was so beautiful im jealous from the sky to come down the mountain are all good choice (Report) Reply

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