David N. Degnan

Rookie (March 10,1992 / Peekskill, NY)

The Sky Is Mine - Poem by David N. Degnan

Here I lie,
Staring at the sky.
Wishing I could sprout wings
And go there.
Just to fly
And pass the world by.
Moving on but
Going nowhere.

With my freedom
In my kingdom
Above all the stress
I can’t take.
Escape all the noise,
And all that annoys,
Run away from what
I can’t face.

In that serenity,
That’s where I’d love to be.
Floating on like in a dream.
And in that peace,
I think I could see
What living truly means.

In a crowd but all alone.
With all these problems I’ve always known.
I just want to get away
To somewhere.
To get away for a while,
And to find a true smile.
Then I could live with
What I cannot now bare.

I’ll return to Earth
And take on the worst.
Pretty sure I’d be
Just fine.

Head in the clouds,
Living without doubt.
That life is good and
Control is mine.

In that serenity,
That’s where I’d love to be.
Floating on like in a dream.
And in that peace,
I think I could see
Just what living truly means.

Now in serenity.
That’s where I love to be.
Floating on like in a dream.
I find my peace,
I think I begin to see
Just what living truly means.

And now I
Try to find
A free state of mind.

I tried
To find my place to hide.
No more, it’s time

For me to ride the sky.

Soon I come
Down back to home.
All around,
I feel good.
I felt the sun
When I had done
What everyone sometime should.

We find serenity.
Just where we love to be.
Floating on like in a dream.
And in that peace
We all can see
What living truly means.

In serenity,
Again I want to be.
Living life as a dream.
In my peace
I can finally see
What living free means…

“Wasting time
Like it was free…”

“I need serenity”…

Comments about The Sky Is Mine by David N. Degnan

  • (4/8/2008 3:58:00 PM)

    WOW! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! this poem was amazing to im gana put it in my fav. I also give this poem a 10/10. ur great poet keep up the good work. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/20/2007 8:52:00 PM)

    Hey kiddo,
    You have always been the one that needed space and tranquility in your life, and when there were times that seemed crazy, it seemed to reek havoc within you... you are a very peaceful and peace-loving soul and make everyone comfortable around you. In time I hope you truly learn meditation, maybe it will be your way of flying in the sky while still being grounded... and I don't mean the bad type of 'grounded' lol...
    Deep poem, my son... hope you work it into a song, it has the workings of one, for sure!
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  • (6/13/2007 9:48:00 AM)

    I LOVE this poem. I just put one of my poems on here. It's called Little Girl. Look for it and tell me what you think. Hope to see you soon.

    Love Always, Your cousin Shannah
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  • (6/13/2007 8:02:00 AM)

    EXCELLENT! I know what you mean. I feel the same way about wanting to find serenity... hope you can find that soon. Love ya sweetie!
    Love Always, Aunt Cecelia XOXOXOXO
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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 11, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 10, 2011

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