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Mysterious, Magical Clouds

Updated on October 27, 2012

It truly is a fantasy

That comes to my mind

Each time I look at the sky

And see those fluffs of white

I often wonder

What it is I’m looking at

Oh, I know it’s all so scientific

But I’d rather think it’s mystifying

Perhaps clouds

Are like cotton candy

Just as sweet and full of sugar

Maybe really good to eat

Perhaps clouds

Are magical

And if we caught ourselves one

We could make wishes that’ll come true

Perhaps clouds

Are meant for dreaming

And if we had ladders long enough

We could climb on one

Perhaps this and so much more

Clouds to me are wondrous things

That are made for stuff like dreams

And other schemes

How would it be

If we could take a cloud

And make of it

Whatever our imagination told us

Perhaps if you’re musical

You might take a cloud

And from it you’d make

Many musical instruments

Perhaps if you’re an artist

You might just choose

To take a cloud

And make different sculptures

For writers that would be pure delight

To grab a hold of a cloud

And ever so carefully

Making the biggest typewriter in the sky

I for one

Would want to make

A sailing ship

And with my cloud sail along with the wind

With friends scattered here and there

Oh, what fun it would be

To form a coach from each cloud

Put together it’d be a train stretching on and on

Then friends could climb aboard

When my train cloud would appear

And we could go chugging

All around this world of ours


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      Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      This is great and I am certainly a cloud watcher and have thousands of those pictures. Do you ever get the "eye" pictures? I love those!


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      Paula 4 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Awesome and creative....I enjoyed this very much. You're right on target...Who hasn't looked at a sky full of clouds and seen visions of all sorts of fascinating things? Bravo to the "imagination!".....UP+++

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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Gypsy - It is a pleasure knowing a kind soul such as yourself who does not take Mother Nature's beauty for granted. It comes through loud and clear with your beautiful poetry. This also reminded me of one of my favorite past times - my young friends and I would spend many lazy afternoons of our youth picking out images in the clouds. I still do it.

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      Ghaelach 4 years ago

      Hi Gypsy.

      A beautiful poem and pictures.

      Just to lay on your back in the grass on the side of a hill is what I did when on my holidays in Ireland. I used to feel that those clouds belonged to Ireland and no one else could see them.

      The video was great to listen to.

      Thanks for sharing.

      LOL Ghaelach

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      What a wonderful imagination you have! I love the way you see life, and I especially love your fascination with clouds. One of my favorite pastimes is to lay on the grass and watch the clouds go by.

      Well done my friend!

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      Valleypoet 4 years ago

      A lovely piece on the beauty of one of natures awesome gifts:-))

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      Sommer Dalton 4 years ago

      I loved all the ways you wrote in artists, musicians, writers, ect. This was so well done:), Voted up as always

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      wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

      I love clouds and I'd have to have a typewriter cloud, and yet I would want to go sailing with you and rumbling along on the train cloud, too. Fascinating hub and pix and video.

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      Rich 4 years ago from Kentucky

      Looking at the clouds up high,

      imagining creatures going by

      a boat, a plane, a train and such

      connecting all with dreams so much

      but if trying to walk upon a cloud

      might find instead a funeral shroud.

      Great job, Rasma. Inclusive of all!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      So glad you enjoyed this Jackie. I have the eyes and by now I think most every, shape size and form. In other words an on-going love affair with clouds. Thanks for the share.

      Glad you enjoyed my cloud show fpherj and thanks for the vote.

      Beckie glad you enjoyed my cloud show. Cloud gazing is one of the greatest pleasures in life.

      Glad you enjoyed my cloud show and the video Ghaelach. I could watch them day in and day out.

      Glad you enjoyed this Bill and let's keep on watching that cloud parade go by.

      Glad you enjoyed my cloud show valleypoet.

      Glad you enjoyed my clouds and my imaginative poetry Sommer. Thanks for the vote.

      Glad you enjoyed this, the pics and video wetnosedogs. It would be the greatest thing to sail across the skies on clouds.

      Glad you enjoyed this rcrumple. Don't know do you really think if our imagination was wild enough that we would fall through a cloud???

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      Caroline Marie 4 years ago from Close to Heaven

      Hi Rasma I love looking up at the clouds. I always thought they looked like cotton candy. Love your cloud fantasy. :)

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful gypsy..I love to sit on my patio and watch the clouds. I can find all kinds of lovely things..Thank you..

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      b. Malin 4 years ago

      Hi Gypsy Rose,

      I Love Clouds...I see People and Animals in Them. What a Wonderful Poem about Clouds, you've Hubbed. Your words are Beautiful, and your Ideas Charming, a Boat, a Ship...I'd climb aboard!

      My Votes of UP & Beautiful go to YOU!

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      Maria Jordan 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Your imagery is peaceful, whimsical and ever so creative.

      Voted UP and Awesome and Beautiful song as well. Hugs, Maria

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      nice hub! good imagery. On a hot summer day, I love to lay on the grass and stare at the clouds. They look like cotton candy to me. voted up and away!

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Wonderful poem, Rasma. I have always been intrigued by the various forms clouds take. Its mystifying. This is a lovely poem, very creative. Up and beautiful. Sharing it.

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      There's nothing more relaxing than lying in the grass watching the clouds go's as healing as tai chi or yoga..

      the most amazing thing i've ever seen was an eagle - wings spread across the sky - strong beak jutting - it last for what seemed forever...

      This was a great reminder of that, and one of the best pastimes available - for free!

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      Sueswan 4 years ago

      Hi Rasma,

      Beautiful! I love watching clouds. I imagine walking through big fluffy clouds and finding heaven on the other side.

      Voted up and away

      Take care

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Sorry for the late reply but even though I'm a world away I was living along with everyone caught up in the hurricane and now I'm way behind. God bless you all and thank heavens it's all over.

      So glad you enjoyed my cloud fantasy Caroline. I'm forever taking pictures of them and they always inspire.

      Glad you enjoyed this Ruby. Watching clouds from a patio is great fun and relaxing.

      Glad you enjoyed this B.Malin and thanks for the vote. Clouds come in many wonderful shapes.

      Glad you enjoyed my clouds Maria and the video. Thanks for the vote and hugs right back to you.

      Glad you enjoyed this lovedoctor. Nothing like watching clouds drift by. Thanks for the vote.

      Glad you enjoyed my clouds Rajan and thanks for the vote and share.

      Glad you enjoyed my clouds Leslie. That eagle sounds fascinating. I've seen running horses and such. Best reality show there is.

      Glad you enjoyed my clouds Sue and thanks for the vote. I do wonder how it would be to drift upon a cloud....

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Wow so beautiful Gypsy;I vote across the board and share.

      Have a great day.


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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Glad you liked my clouds Eddy thanks for the share and vote. Hope you're having a great day.

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      CrisSp 4 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      As Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions." ~

      This is one reason why I love my job as a FA. I love watching the clouds, there's just something magical when I'm up in the sky and truly, sky is the limit for our imagination.

      Great soothing hub, very creative. Pure delight!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Glad you enjoyed this CrisSp. Imagination is a wonderful thing indeed. Boy, I would love flying up in those clouds with you.

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