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To A Cloud

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Beautiful cloud! with folds so soft and fair,
Swimming in the pure quiet air!
Thy fleeces bathed in sunlight, while below
Thy shadow o'er the vale moves slow;
Where, midst their labour, pause the reaper train
As cool it comes along the grain.
Beautiful cloud! I would I were with thee
In thy calm way o'er land and sea:
To rest on thy unrolling skirts, and look
On Earth as on an open book;

On streams that tie her realms with silver bands,
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Tim Axnes 10 November 2007

I live 2 miles from his house, and imagine the scenery he describes may be the pond, harbor and woods of his property in Roslyn NY! WOW...

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