Shaun Shane

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A Necklace Of Clouds - Poem by Shaun Shane

i use to
love a
girl who
a necklace
of clouds

and since
she was almost always
of a
sunny disposition
mostly they'd be pure
and white

but sometimes on
her becoming
would rain

or sometimes
she'd become
angry and they'd
which she didn't like
being girlishly vain
the lighting would strike
her skin
leaving scars

there was one time
i saw them snow

the time
i told her
i cheated on her
with her best friend

and they snowed
and snowed
and snowed
and snowed
until it covered
her up and she died
from exposure

and after she died
since she never told
anyone i cheated on her
her family gave the necklace
of clouds to me

and i put it on
and it snowed
and snowed
and snowed
and snowed
until i died from

so now
when you
approach me
you will see
that coldness
in my eyes
and that cloud
of frost when i

no longer is there
any warmth
in my body
to thaw my breath

heart is

Topic(s) of this poem: Love

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  • Sophy Chen (2/8/2015 8:50:00 AM)

    A very good story poem
    The language is sample and easy to be understood
    And i love it
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  • (11/5/2011 6:34:00 PM)

    very good poetry...a perfect beginning for my day! (Report) Reply

  • (10/10/2011 6:16:00 AM)

    Love the depths and honesty and indelable haunt that self serving doth reward.
    No doubt, I have met a poet.

    Jim Troy
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  • (10/8/2011 3:44:00 AM)

    I have similar memories, but I had forgotten them before I read this. I felt them again for a moment, so thank you...I hurt somone once by telling secrets that I could have kept to myself, but an obscure sense of honor pushed me to tell, I think. Actually, I hurt many people in just the same way and as I was writing this, i thought, its funny how one forgets one's greatest wrongs until another brings the sadness back to mind. Anyway, just thought i'd share, take care. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 25, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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