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Are there fish in the sky?

*In some sort of way, this is what started it everything @.@ I mean, my actual style,
along with other poems that I wrote before; enjoy, and thanks for reading the product of
my voluntary pushes into schizophrenia C=*


Are there fish in the sky?
My ideas asked once
While they drank in the sink
Falling over my shoulders
Such questions produce fatigue

As I inhaled fresh transparence
With no blue still around
Thought about bubbles
Being turned into clouds
No need of green smoke
To answer this doubt

The music draws unreality
Pictures, footsteps of a child
Play with my mind
Nail your hands on it and open
Just to dig up a flash

They suddenly pop out
Breaking free
With the light
Such a surprise

Yet my ideas dance
As if they knew
What used to be breathed
Is now a liquid brick
A dense one, indeed

The question expires
Fades with a sneeze
As I come back here
Perhaps an all day dream

Effects of the morning mist
Although…I look up
Just to perceive a shadow
Swimming upstream
Towards the sun

[Why not?]

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  1. Date: 10/15/2009 11:32:00 AM
    awesome. this a real trip? once my world went cartoon lol. fish in the sky. i prefer my unicorns ;)

  1. Date: 8/1/2009 4:15:00 PM
    Your imagination soars and make one stop to think. I smiled while reading this and felt your gentle step from reality here. Reads like a dream.

  1. Date: 7/16/2009 1:38:00 PM
    i love the title and imagery in this poem. great job

  1. Date: 7/9/2009 8:50:00 PM
    Captavating poem, wonderful flow. And thank you for your enthusiastic comments on my new posts today. You honor me. Thank you! ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 6/21/2009 6:17:00 PM
    You seem to glide in some space in some undefineable space between confusion, enlightenment, and wonder...I like the structureless quality of the content...the shifting shape method of your poetry is a alluring style I myself am gravitated towards...

  1. Date: 6/12/2009 7:17:00 PM
    Cesar am diggin' the free-form riff style you utilize! I attempt this, but not at your level! well done! Jim

  1. Date: 6/9/2009 8:03:00 PM
    When you wake in the morning at sea, watching the fish swim is one of the most serene things I can recall. Imagining them swimming into the sky is not difficult when the sea and sky meet on the horizon. Beautiful poem, Cesar! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/6/2009 8:29:00 PM
    Amazing. I had those thoughts once. Great.

  1. Date: 6/6/2009 11:12:00 AM
    Cesar you amaze the mind with image! Great write indeed! - jeremia

  1. Date: 6/5/2009 1:47:00 PM
    Haha!Why the Heck Not!?:p Love It.Am Glad This Is your Style of Poetry:Cs,Indeed ILI!Great Text,xo Jojo:p

  1. Date: 6/5/2009 9:57:00 AM
    I love this piece, Cesar. Creative, imaginative, and thought-provoking. The first and last stanzas are wonderful! Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/3/2009 6:20:00 AM
    You are the most unique poet I ever read. Why not indeed. Fascinated even with your comments. It is always quite the experience and pleasure to read you. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 6/2/2009 6:13:00 PM
    Yes, they are called Pices. Loved your original take on this perplexing notion. Queer things happen everyday if we stop long enough to notice them. Great imagery and diction-AA

  1. Date: 6/2/2009 4:13:00 PM
    Thought provoking poem. Creative presentation of your thoughts. Interesting title. Thank you for sharing this one with us and for your kind comments. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 6/2/2009 12:56:00 PM
    Dear Cesar: Love your poetic voice here, and your expressiveness! Thanks for reading my poems. I'm so vdery glad that you liked them! Love, Janice xoxo

  1. Date: 6/2/2009 12:50:00 PM
    Very cool. Trippy in the best possible connotation of the word. Thanks for writing and posting this!

  1. Date: 6/1/2009 7:48:00 AM
    Cool idea. I wouldn't be discouraged if what you find in your mind doesn't fit the traditional bill nature and physics force on us. The mind works very differently, as you already know. -Yoni

  1. Date: 6/1/2009 12:05:00 AM
    Great inner poem in that last verse Cesar.Rgds Brian & thanks for your always welcome coments

  1. Date: 5/31/2009 4:18:00 PM
    I LOVE this! Great writing. :) "as I inhaled fresh transparence with no blue still around" "just to percieve a shadow swimming upstream towards the sun" great lines. Perfect ending too. Love Christie

  1. Date: 5/31/2009 2:57:00 PM
    there are birds in the sky,birds eat fish and fly,so yes there are fish in the sky;),i love the imagery of the sun,the upstream and the reflections-nicely penned--charma