Lenny Orlando Camacho

Hovering Clouds - Poem by Lenny Orlando Camacho

Clouds hovering over town
just barely above the steeples
and the rooftops and the treetops
just barely above it all
soft steamy doves
finding their way through the blue
the smog the birds the airplanes
and above a city full of thankful people
who would rather do without the rain
but stick to the fresh shade
this cotton mantle brings
with its ceremonious dance.

but not a drop delivered,
today they are passers-by
just like the rest of us.

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It has been quite cloudy lately; the heat isnt as bad, but there hasnt been any good rain. Its almost as if they, the clouds, were mocking us... Comments and ratings very appreciated...

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  • (9/11/2013 5:31:00 AM)

    gem of a poem with brilliant imagery! (Report) Reply

    Lenny Camacho Lenny Camacho (8/3/2015 10:31:00 AM)

    Thanks poet Pradip, I appreciate your comments on my work very much...

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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