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Oh skies

Oh skies let me touch you
Give me an assurance that tomorrow
Shall be a sunny day;
Give me a little sign
That after all this disillusionment
I shall live in your umbrella

Oh skies smile at me
Do not you sulk at me;
My soul is cold, my heart is hurt-
A smile and I shall get warm
A smile and I shall feel wonderful,
Oh skies.

Oh skies give me a hope to live on
So when the world
Shall break under my feet
I shall call you to my rescue
I shall call you to my help
Oh skies give me the hope to live on.

Oh skies keep me in your watch
So whenever I do stray
To limits forbidden by natural law

Oh skies let me be yours,
My soul, my heart, all I give you.


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  1. Date: 3/19/2011 2:20:00 PM
    I think you should look at the form kryielle, it's a form which uses repetition [as you have] and calls to mind prayer...I think this would be an excellent kyrielle with some tweaking, as you know I LOVE starting lines with "Oh," to me it shows JOY. Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 11:51:00 PM
    Honesty, I love this poem. YOu have a very inteesting style from what I have seen so far! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 9:38:00 AM
    this is so beautiful and uplifting! Just a fabulous write:)

  1. Date: 1/29/2011 5:28:00 PM
    Thanjs for commenting on my blog today, and I think this poem is so beautiful, well done~~

  1. Date: 1/26/2011 4:59:00 AM
    Such a captivating write dear poet ! I pray the skies which you refer to, are leaps and bounds for our creator who blessed us all with our dome above ! Great write ! much love, james....soup mail in a minute

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 5:15:00 AM
    HONESTY u have made my day with your oh so special comment my friend.. hope u will enter some of these fine contests posted too.. enjoy a happy day with luv..

  1. Date: 1/17/2011 5:20:00 PM
    Wow HONESTY u make me want to grow taller and touch the skies with this lovely creation my friend... very visual images keep the flow going and very exciting too.. enjoyed with luv.. u should enter in the Good Morning contest luv..

  1. Date: 1/15/2011 11:53:00 AM
    This is quite brilliant in so many ways Honesty.. beautiful and optimistic..

  1. Date: 1/15/2011 9:20:00 AM
    Very optimistic write,Honesty.Nicely penned.

  1. Date: 1/14/2011 2:30:00 PM
    When I am feeling down or destitute, Honesty, I often look to the skies and engage in a conversation with God to seek guidance. Nice work! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/14/2011 9:23:00 AM
    The comfort of the sky and elements of Earth HONESTY .. so beautifully penned luv.. that line on my soul is cold and my heart hurt.. wonderful phrasing here luv.. enjoyed ..happy weekend...

  1. Date: 1/14/2011 5:09:00 AM
    Excellent metaphoric language or personification.. The anguish that you presented drew me in and held me..I was encouraged by your presence at my work..Sara