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A Hellish Daydream

Facing up I see a ripple in the sky
Much like in the ocean caused by boats
The brightness of the sky burns my cornea
A white streak is stretched across linking clouds
the sun peeks through slowly from a cloud
as the wind picks up blowing sand in my eyes
I gently rub my eyes and remove the grains
And as they open I see pillars of stone
Volcanic eruptions of molten lava
Giant skeletal birds soaring high 
In the pitch black sky, starless, sunless, moonless
Geysers of fire blasts shaking the ground
Beneath my feet, the ground of dirty red clay
Screaming and screeching from the tortures
Of indentured and lost souls of the dead
A steamy dry wind blows dirt in my eyes
I wipe the dirt from my eyes, the screeching seizes
I open my eyes and the plane is still soaring above
The bright blue sky no longer burns my cornea
The sun hides behind a white cloud
How I wish for it to show itself again

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  1. Date: 6/16/2013 5:19:00 PM
    Ken, How are you this lovely evening? :-) Congratulations with having your awesome poem featured on the soups home page.... sending hugs. Hope you are enjoying this day with your family. always & forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 9:07:00 PM
    A wonderful poem, really enjoyed it, thank you

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 5:57:00 AM
    This is great... I really enjoyed it. Nice to get such a blessing in such a beautiful monday afternoon.

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Thank you for always sharing your excellent poetry with us here at PoetrySoup Ken. I hope you have a great weekend filled with inspiration. I will be back the first of the week and hope to see more of your poetry posted here to read. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/1/2012 8:14:00 PM
    Good use of imagination