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Circus In The Sky

A solo swim
small waves twist awry
Only I and the cotton sky

They peek out to see
From under white sheets
Just me and this little sea

They come out to perform
a magnificent storm
of shapes and species galore

Whiskers and tails
Feathers and scales
Wildly running aloft

The jungles and seas
All come to be
As one in the sunny serene

Adieu, adieu
Away they fly
As I smile 

Copyright © Alyssa Finley

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  1. Date: 5/3/2010 9:19:00 PM
    This is really good imagism. No matter what your intended imagery was, I can personally interpret the 'animal' clouds through your detailed words. Chris.

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 5:14:00 PM
    Smart idea to write, intereting-tavip.

  1. Date: 2/22/2009 11:24:00 AM
    very sweet naive nice in the bestest way! Light & Love Debbie

  1. Date: 11/30/2008 5:40:00 AM
    Alyssa - Congratulations on your 3 poems making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/26/2008 8:57:00 AM
    Brilliant imagery! Neat rhyming and masterful word use... well done Alyssa!! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 11/1/2008 7:18:00 PM
    Alyssa after reading these poems I sure do wish you the beat in the contest for all three are wonderful - God Bless

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 12:11:00 PM
    Brash, imaginative and engaging! I really enjoyed reading this one; it pulls so much imagery to my mind with great efficiency. The pacing is solid throughout, and the rhyme scheme is subtly engaging. Great write, Alyssa, and congrats on the feature this week! -John

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 10:48:00 AM
    When I was a little girl I used to love to lie on the grass, look up at the clouds and make pictures ... you've recaptured that for me, Alyssa. Thank you so much, and congratulations on having your writing featured this week!

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 10:24:00 AM
    Alyssa congrats on having this poem featured - still love it - God Bless

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 8:34:00 AM
    Congratulations, Alyssa. A delightful poem! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 5:49:00 AM
    "Circus In The Sky" is a featured poem. Congratulations Alyssa. Vince

  1. Date: 10/28/2008 4:17:00 AM
    Wonderful write Alyssa. Congratulations on being featured. Love, Chitra

  1. Date: 10/27/2008 10:05:00 AM
    Alyssa, Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/26/2008 5:00:00 PM
    Congrats Alyssa on this delightful featured write of the week. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 10/26/2008 1:03:00 PM
    Congratulations on your featured poem of the week! Laura :)

  1. Date: 10/26/2008 11:23:00 AM
    Alyssa, I just wanted to drop by and add congratulations on having your poem featured to my other comment. I like the creative title. Best wishes with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 9/14/2008 11:40:00 AM
    Very beautifully written. Excellent imagery, great rhyme flow. Nice tribute to nature. God bless! Milt

  1. Date: 9/14/2008 11:35:00 AM
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  1. Date: 8/18/2008 3:14:00 AM
    Alyssa - dear heart, This is whimsical and magical and filled my senses with happiness. You are a very gifted writer. Congratulations on your win in Mark's contest. Love, Elaine

  1. Date: 8/17/2008 12:59:00 PM
    Congratulations Alyssa on your Honorable Mention in Mark's contest! Love, Shar