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Through Mundane Clouds

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Through Mundane Clouds

To make a word mean something new,
With some uniqueness  -
O what genius!
These words are washed of all their color
Black and white, lo, gray
With boredom.
So what’s left to write about,
When words mean nothing more today
Than they did  one thousand  yesterdays,
Where lyrics sung like gentle sparrows
Lifted on a feathered wing
To heights I dare not envy -
                   O such jealousy I carry!
What utterance can be invented 
That will strike a brand new language in me?
Woe, to have just one new word
To write across the clearest sky… 
Mark, until it breaks through  mundane clouds,
I call upon a devil’s darn to sew my lips -
Until righteous words rain down from heaven
Where I shall  taste sweet nectar of fresh letters
Falling into gorgeous arrangements
On crisp white sheets.

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  1. Date: 4/11/2011 7:14:00 AM
    I have stopped by to read some of your excellent poetry today Tammy. I hope to be back soon to read more. I wish you the best with your writing always. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 9:05:00 PM
    Tammy, this was a very well written poem, as well as, a pleasure to read -Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week, God Bless, mj

  1. Date: 5/26/2010 2:12:00 PM
    Big fan of this write Tammy. I love the substance behind the well composed words. A beautiful poem! Much love, Steve

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 5:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Tammy. May you have many more features and may you find loads of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 4:39:00 PM
    Well, there may be "nothing new under the sun, Ms. Tammy but your have put together a beautiful and definitely lyrical write here!! Excellent selection to be featured this week. Congratulations and Welcome to PoetrySoup if you are new and if not, sorry I haven't gotten around to read more of your talent!!

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 12:46:00 PM
    Many congrats on your wonderful feature this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 5/23/2010 4:57:00 PM
    Interesting reflection on writing. Thank you for sharing it with us. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep that pen flowing. Karen

  1. Date: 5/23/2010 3:01:00 PM
    Great write! Congratulations on your poem being featured this week. Caroline.