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Friday, April 27, 2007

A Cloudy Poetry Friday!

















Mona gave us full range on the word, "clouds"


I need a title....any ideas?






joni said it all
or did she?
how many sides do clouds have?
from the ground up
overcast lower stratus
stormy cumulo-nimbus
dark and threatening
troubled and ominous
obscuring the real issues
in our minds made murky
by this cloudland
of upper haze
suspended
condensed
and evaporated
a swirling funnel-


but -
we can vault
through the vortex
and land
on light cotton balls
billowing like sails on a Clipper
blissful and elated
on cloud nine
cirrus
the highest heaven
Paradise
is there a cloud ten?




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16 Comments:

Blogger steve said...

"Atmospheric Pressures"
My verification lettersare remarkable! ofoooz
like the Wizard of Oooz. why didnt i think of that?

Friday, April 27, 2007

 
Blogger Jocelyn said...

I like the last line best of all!

Friday, April 27, 2007

 
Blogger Nancy Dancehall said...

I come here for a breath of fresh air. Lovely poem. I like Steve's title.

Friday, April 27, 2007

 
Blogger meno said...

I'm trying to come up with a better title than Steve's. I am not succeeding.

Friday, April 27, 2007

 
Blogger GEWELS said...

Ah, that Steve- always the first to come up something and no one can top him.
Lovely poetry and beautiful photos.

Friday, April 27, 2007

 
Blogger TopChamp said...

It is indeed lovely poetry! I like.

Saturday, April 28, 2007

 
Blogger twilite said...

Hi! What lovely pics of sky and tornado(?). I've never experienced one before and I hope I do not have to!

Saturday, April 28, 2007

 
Blogger RennyBA said...

First of all; lovely pictures and then a very good poem!
I was thinking shape of skies is like shape of snow flakes. They are endless and uncountable.

Saturday, April 28, 2007

 
Blogger LynClay said...

Another stunning poem M.O.I. I sort of like 'Is There a Cloud 10?' for a title, the last line in your poem. You are such a word artist, wow!!

Saturday, April 28, 2007

 
Blogger Teri said...

lovely poems and photos!

Saturday, April 28, 2007

 
Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Steve: Great title! Yeah, you're surely The Wizard of OOOZ the way words come out of you!

Jocelyn: Thanks..me too.

Nancy: Glad I give you healthy air! Thanks. Steve's so funny and quick...check out his blog.

Meno: Me neither!

Gewels: Steve pulls throuh again! Thanks!

Topchamp: Thanks...Poetry Fri. is always interesting.

Twilite: Yes it's a tornado...we've had a few around here and you don't want to experience one! I have nightmares about them.

Renny: Never two the same! Thanks.

Lynclay: Thanks for the kind words! Neat that an artist like you thinks of a writer as a word artist!

Teri: Thanks...try the poetry Friday sometime. You'd probably come up with some interesting takes on the words.

Sunday, April 29, 2007

 
Anonymous David said...

Lovely photos and poem. I like STeve's and Lynclay's title ideas. Of course, there's always some variation of Joni's title - "Both Sides Now and Then" or something.

Sunday, April 29, 2007

 
Blogger Mother of Invention said...

David: Thanks! Ha! Joni's the best and I couldn't even begin to approach her depth. Titles are sometimes hard to pin. I usually start out with one and then change it after I've finished. Yeah, I do like Steve's and Lynclay's.

Sunday, April 29, 2007

 
Anonymous Coll said...

I never tire of watching the sky and the clouds. They always are a reminder of how very small we really are in the true scheme of things.

Monday, April 30, 2007

 
Blogger brooksba said...

Love clouds. Always a new pattern, a new sight, a new thought. Nice words about the clouds.

Thursday, May 03, 2007

 
Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Coll: And the sky is never the same way twice. The cycle of weather never ends.

Brooksba: I just love to fly above them and through them...except if there's bad turbulance!

Saturday, May 05, 2007

 

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