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A Different Sky Is Waiting

Rating: 4.7

We’ve been in the rain so long
That our eyes are sore and red;
When joy is missing,
We gaze down too long at our feet
As we slowly walk through the city,
But there must be a different sky waiting
Offering love and inspiration.

Beneath these yellow factory skies,
Even the street lights look sadly dim,

Like our spiritual light within
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Yelena M. 25 March 2009

True and sincere dedication with wonderful references. Just excellent. Best wishes. A.

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Ashraful Musaddeq 25 September 2008

Marvelous poem with beautiful imagery. Love it.10 for it. Last lines are excellent- 'In my mind I have already seen You smile in a summer dress Beneath a different sky welcoming our love.'

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Wild Rose 16 October 2007

I keep coming back to this hauntingly lovely poem with its subdued and mellow beauty.

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Meredith Bullock 18 November 2006

this poem tempts the reader to strip away all insecurities and fully submerge their body into the words just to understand their beautiful meanings. i feel as if i could read it again and again without ever losing that awestruck feeling which captured my heart the first time my eyes grazed the page.

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Lee Degnan 24 October 2006

A masterpiece with a little Wizard of Oz magic at the end, in how your words color the picture for your readers.... Beautiful, thank you! ~Lee

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Adeeb Alfateh 12 July 2019

Things began to change When I met you in a small bar Not far from the school where you teach; I saw Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass Easing out of your purse, I knew we had to talk. beautiful poem great 10+++++++++++++++++

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Kumarmani Mahakul 02 March 2019

Our eyes are sore and red and missing joy is so sad. So, long the rain gazes upon mind. As we slowly walk through the city the different sky offers the support. Beneath the sky love welcomes us. Inviting flowers to bloom weather sings. This is an excellent poem well penned with rich imagery....10

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Obigod Chidi Cece 31 July 2017

In my mind, I have already seen you, wow.

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Howard Savage 04 January 2016

Great poem. encouraging word about the future. Great.

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Susan Lacovara 22 August 2014

This reminded me of a song by the Eagles, No More Cloudy Days, a favorite if mine....as now, too, your lovely write. PEACE

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