Gone Is The Cloud (poem)

Gone is the cloud which danced through the sky

The warm welcome ear

That long lasting smile

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Gone is the water’s refreshing reply

Of things which could be

From now forgotten

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Gone is the meaning wandering why

It happened at all

And don’t look around

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Who knows the wind which make a dream fly

A blind eye to chance

A frolicking heart

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And wonders once felt truth can’t deny

The lingering doubts

Safety of others

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And not a single tear did they cry

It didn’t seem right

As they looked around

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No further effort was made to try

There’s somebody else

But what was the name

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Did it even say a last goodbye

One last memory

Till we meet again

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PHILLYDREAMER 3 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

You're taking me to a place I don't want to go again. It's hard to let go of the good things, but when we have no choice we have to move on.


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Romeos Quill 3 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

A sad, but well written poem.I liked the Satriani vid;my favourite track by him.One of the top guitarists in the world;I think he taught Steve Vai how to play.A great talent.Thank you.

R.Q.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Beautifully sad of life's temporary existence, that is on this planet.

Wow, Google actually place a great ad!

Great music.

Voted up +++ and sharing

God bless, Faith Reaper


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

This poem brought to mind our fallen soldiers. I'm not sure whether or not that was your intent, but I find this comforting if that is the case.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Martin, for me this is about the plane and the souls it carries; the cloud which danced through the sky.....or a memory from the past....either way it is beautifully done, evocative with a touch of sadness and regret.


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

So beautifully written. You certainly have a way with words and of painting a picture with an economical sweep of the brush.


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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

Beautiful and sad Martin; we don't know something will become a cherished memory until after it's already gone... nothing wrong with holding on.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Loved the poem.


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ladydeonne 3 years ago from Florence, SC

Aed fitting tribute to a great and gifted guitarist. Loved the video. Voted up and shared.


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Lovely photo and another good poem from you, no one misses anything in life unless it is gone.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Well, Google did for just a brief while . . . on their ad :) LOL The previous one was perfect with this poem.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Very nicely done, with a great element of truth.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Enjoyed.

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