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Above The Clouds

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Above The Clouds

Above the clouds, I long to be
Among the other things I see
Where I can stand and shout out loud
Here I stand, above a cloud!

Where whispy trails of jets in flight
In blue skies, patchwork quilts of white
While here below I am, a grain of sand
As people travel from a far off land

Above the clouds on a pitch black night
The moon peeps out to share his light
The stars still seem to find a way
To dance around the cloud's display

I'm amazed at the ability of man
To send satellites soaring, like they can
Above the clouds and far beyond
Like they posses a magic wand

But, most majestic of them all
Is that snowy mountain top so tall
Where I can stand and shout out loud
Here I stand, above a cloud!



©Donna Jones

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  1. Date: 6/28/2013 7:51:00 PM
    Indeed I enjoyed, a masterful job. I am sure it would have done very well. I'm glad I got to read it.

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 7:33:00 PM
    Darn!! I've done that before--written a fine entry and forgot or was too late but not all is lost--you have an excellent write to show for it!

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 12:45:00 AM
    Beautiful, ethereal and ever so wonderful! Thank you for composing such a lovely art! -Benjamin

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 2:12:00 AM
    Very lovely gem. I love your concluding lines. Still a winning pen in my book. Well done Donna. AO

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 2:00:00 PM
    ohh, but this is surely a winner, donns.. i soar with your wings of beauty!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 8:54:00 AM
    Hi, my dear friend Donna! I'm sure this will win! How I wish you were able to enter this in the contest. i love the flow & it's a perfect quatrain. I extremely enjoy & feel like floating above viewing the wonderful image you've creatively pictured in your poem. Thank you so much for sharing. So enjoyed. Thanks a lot as well for your precious time stopping by on my write. Wish you all the best always! love lots and big big hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 11:30:00 PM
    Hi Donna, Your poem leaves me speechless, like looking down off a huge snow capped mountain, your work is excellent in concept and design, a true poet lauriette it seems, thanks for sharing so much. John

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 9:37:00 PM
    This is a beauty that would have made the Winners' Circle! Well, you're not alone, Donna..I missed Drake's contest too but posted it anyway. Thank you for your kind comment on mine!

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 5:40:00 PM
    Donna a wonderful poem ty for reading mine Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 3:22:00 PM
    Wish you my dear all the time to hover above the clouds of happiness! Beautiful pictures of your imagination!

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 1:37:00 PM
    OH MD.....I must say....it had me flying above the clouds. Honestly....I'm sure you would have gotten right up there on the list of winners with this! Too bad you entered it late. LOVE YOU AS ALWAYS!!!!! MD....next time you are above the clouds...look down and find me and pull me up will ya???

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 1:07:00 PM
    this is beautiful Donna...I enjoyed it...winning wishes

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 9:18:00 AM
    Beautiful..................:):):):)

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 6/23/2013 9:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much...
  1. Date: 6/22/2013 12:02:00 AM
    Excellent. Beautiful flow and rhyme. Enjoyed reading it. Tfs

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 4:30:00 PM
    I feel myself being lifted up, and floating too, upon the clouds! Lovely, Donna!!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 3:45:00 PM
    An excellent set of quatrains with great rhythm! I love your marvelous imagery and your perfect couplet rhyming! Keep in touch!! Best wishes, Keithj

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 1:41:00 PM
    I stand by you on this snow capped mountain and I join you in shouting Here I Am, as loud as I can, Lovely poem, xxx

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 12:21:00 PM
    Hi Donna that mountain top of white sound great, have a brill weekend my friend, all the best Poetowen

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 10:08:00 PM
    wow, you missed it!! DANG. it is an outstanding one for this contest!! So sorry! FAVE

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 6/23/2013 9:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yeah...I got busy...but glad you liked it...thanks Andrea..you are very kind to me
  1. Date: 6/20/2013 10:02:00 PM
    You have written a lovely gem of a write by this one! my friend! I am enamored by the incredibly awesome nature of this delightful pleasing poem! I really loved reading this amazing piece this evening! What a grandiose poem, sorry it didn't get included into the contest, too bad too because it would have placed high! Great Work!!

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 6/23/2013 9:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Russell...appreciate that..I have good intentions...not enough hours in the day...
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