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Collaborating In The Clouds

Conversing with You is no easy task,
I can’t see Your eyes when You laugh.
I know You handle everything I ask,
everything You do is on my behalf.

Child, I have given you all that you need,
the sun, moon, and stars are My eyes you see.
I will never sleep, to ever mislead,
it does not mean I will always agree.

God, sometimes You do not answer,
when my reservations are why.
Why You allowed my Breast Cancer,
permitted me to live not die?

Don’t get me wrong God, I love life,
love having my family around me.
Nothing is better than being a wife,
and having children was no guarantee.

Child, I did not assign you the tumor,
to enter your form with warranted pain.
No idea where you acquired such rumor,
you need to know that I am more humane.

I cannot control what your cohorts do,
the ones who manage food and pollute lakes.
Waters have changed to brown not blue,
it is mankind whom has made the mistakes.

You live because you have asked to,
remember your prayer in years past.
To watch your children live life through,
I have done everything you asked.

God, proud to converse with You my concern,
although I talk to You most every day.
I know someday You will return,
when, is not for me to ask or to say…   

Copyright © 2012 By Caryl S. Muzzey

Fifth Place Winner ~ "Collaborating In The Clouds” Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Poet~Destroyer
August 21, 2012


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  1. Date: 7/9/2012 1:41:00 PM
    congrats Caryl on a most beautiful write and win for this excellent theme luv.. hope u r doing well..

  1. Date: 7/9/2012 7:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in P. D.'s "Clouds" contest Caryl. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/9/2012 1:33:00 AM
    Caryl congrats on your win...David

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 6:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win with this great poem.

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 11:51:00 PM
    Carly, congratulations with your beautiful collaboration in the clouds. Read every poem over and over. Thank you for the support, God Bless :-) PD

  1. Date: 6/27/2012 10:22:00 AM
    A great entry for the contest. Best of luck to you.

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 7:29:00 PM
    Carol, I wanted to let you know on the coffee house poem. We could write about any kind of caffeine drink but the rules of the contest said it had to be titled coffee house. Believe me, i did NOT want to title it that way. haha. I probably won't even get on the list, but it was fun to write about Coke!

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 3:42:00 PM
    ..nicely done Caryl..good luck in the contest..Joseph

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 9:15:00 AM
    Carly, "every good and perfect gift is from above" so if it is not good or perfect it is not from above..When Satan took control of this earth, he caused illnesses to come to man..Enjoyed reading your well thought out work..Reads like winning material to me..I hope that just a write and not your life with the diagnosis of cancer..Thanks for stopping by..I appreciate you reading and taking the time to comment..Sometimes I do have periods of melancoly...Sara

  1. Date: 6/26/2012 8:45:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your amazing poetry with us today Caryl. I am enjoying reading our new poets plus our seasoned poets. Have a beautiful day and may you continue to find the inspiration to write for years to come. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/25/2012 8:52:00 PM
    well, sure makes the cancer poem I just read seem even more relevent. Congrats to you for surviving cancer, Caryl. This is one of the best entries I have read in this particular contest!!

  1. Date: 6/25/2012 7:49:00 PM
    I am taken aback by the revelation here! So beautifully written...full of heart, full of sincerity! Thank you for making me feel loved thru your poetry. I wouldn't be surprised if this ranks first on PD's feat! Congrats in advance, Caryl! God bless!

  1. Date: 6/25/2012 2:04:00 PM
    Wonderful work. Loved it