Charl JF Cilliers

Gold Star - 5,763 Points (25 January 1941 / Cape Town, South Africa)

In The Clouds - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

In clouds I once saw shapes
that spoke to me of angels
or Christ’s head adorned

with light or birds
looping in their flight.
All, all I would in words

have liked to tell you of
as now we walk here hand
in hand. But it is you

that I now listen to as clouds drift
in the sky and you look out
into your own celestial bestiary.

And pray for angels
in the youthfulness of your surprise
at dolphins leaping
in unclouded eyes.

Topic(s) of this poem: metaphysical

Form: Verse

Comments about In The Clouds by Charl JF Cilliers

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/8/2015 12:44:00 AM)

    Observing shapes in clouds means having an wise vision towards imagery drawn in fantastic poem...10 (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 8, 2015

[Report Error]