Chasing the Clouds #photography #poetry


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just out of reach

out of breath for trying

you give me quite a race

to the end of the day

*

just out of reach

behind the sun is shining

the outline finger traced

you beckon me to play

*

just out of reach

my will is bent on flying

to meet you in a place

warmed always by your rays

*

*

Yesterday, I chased the clouds. The beautifully outlined clouds held back the sun’s full light.

There are some things you can never capture on camera. A glimpse of heaven I believe is one of them.

What do you chase in your excursions of life?

I am sharing this with Poetry Pantry where this always good poetry to catch.

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33 thoughts on “Chasing the Clouds #photography #poetry

  1. How I adore clouds. I chase them all the time, sometimes in a car full of kids….today I sat with a little one by the side of a lake and we remarked how the clouds were perfect storybook clouds……..I think I could live simply for clouds alone, crossing that blue sky…….

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  2. Chase? I like the memories this poem arouses, though i don’t think I chase anything anymore. Maybe a firefly or two, a frog in a stream, a kind of light.

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  3. The photo is breath-taking and the words well-matched. I like the way you have made use of repetition in each part of the whole.

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  4. A beautiful poem here. I don’t chase the clouds, but often, from my back yard I watch and watch. What I pursue is not heaven but a deeper knowing of what is, who I am, love. I wind up with lots of questions. I really enjoyed reading this.

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  5. Loved the catching of your clouds. It is so true you can’t always capture the real image even if you have a camera. But the picture will help you to remember the moment.
    Wonderful interpretation of clouds and our human desires…catching, chasing them. 🙂

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