Sandra Fowler
W. Columbia, WV, USA
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A Cloud Portrait

Rating: 3.7
Arms hold the soundless music of the sky.
The lyricism of the soul burns high.
Brief poems dance with distance against space,
Snow interlocks the landscape into place.

I look at you through bare bones of old trees,
Invoke the magic of simplicity.
You write me verses while the moments fall.
White notes that never can my tears annul.

Best that emotions not be said aloud.
You paint our picture on a passing cloud,
Which, like a child, I try to memorize,
Before it fades like winter from my eyes.
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COMMENTS
Edward Kofi Louis 04 April 2016
Old trees! ! With the muse of life. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Loyd C Taylor Sr 19 May 2014
Good morning Sandra, a beautiful personification of nature and beautiful wordings, I enjoyed, Loyd
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Original Unknown Girl 26 November 2013
Oh Sandra, your poetry evokes such emotion. Bittersweet this one but nevertheless oh-so-beautiful. HG: -)
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Iris Blue 18 November 2013
This is beautiful Sandra, your personification of nature is second to none. Your words not only paint pictures but they create music too...this is one to savour...
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John Oconnell 12 August 2010
Breathtaking in its diction and content.10
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Eyan Desir 25 November 2009
This is poetry.....good job
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Sally Plumb Plumb 05 October 2009
enjoyed this... especially the last line
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Indira Babbellapati 08 September 2009
'You paint our picture on a passing cloud, ' the imagery stilled me on my tracks!
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Marilyn Lott 14 August 2009
Another amazing journey nestled within your delightful words. Loved it, Sandra! '10! ' Warm Wishes, Marilyn
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Siddharth Singh 09 August 2009
Isn't it a great idea to paint on the clouds that slide across the sky taking the painting around the world. wonderful.
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