cloud nine

Enough Pillows To Be Cloud Nine

ENOUGH PILLOWS TO BE CLOUD NINE

I truly
hate to admit my
guilty plea
-sure, to you
it seems silly, but to me
it’s simply divine.

2017-04-12
P. Wanken

Written for Poetic Asides 10th Annual Poem A Day Challenge – Day 12

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Uplifted

Photo Credit: Mikko Luoto

Photo Credit: Mikko Luoto

 
UPLIFTED
(a shadorma)

Being loved
so deeply, she danced
on sun’s rays
while she soared
through beautiful blue skies on
her way to cloud nine.

2014-09-04
P. Wanken

 

Posted for 100 Days of Summer 2014 (Facebook Group): 82 ~ flight.  Written on my 48th birthday…a day friends and family showered me with love.

 

Author’s Note:
Thank you to fellow challenge contributor, Mikko Luoto, for letting me use this photo in my post.

Tears From Cloud Nine

 

TEARS FROM CLOUD NINE

On
my
way up
to cloud nine,
I hit turbulence.
The skies turned grey and the sun hid.
Darkness enveloped me, storms battered me, and rain fell.
Each droplet mixing with my tears
as they descended
to the ground,
helping
me
grow.

2013-02-27
P. Wanken

 

Inspired by Poetic Asides #212: Descending.