cloud watching

file0001128026195the open sky

,,,,tufts like spun sugar . . .

white with sunlight

layered on an endless blue blessing

free-form

and unbounded

.       idly floating . . . waiting on nothing

not the brightness of day

nor the cool calm night

….present with our pleasure

 . . . we eye one another

my silent mind

                      their silent flow

. . . . . . occasional storms 

. . .mostly languid though . . .

                                                            peaceable

. . . as the blue upon which they rest

                                            cresting

their charism weightless as sea foam,

they brush my imagination

                       at the matrix of our shared meditation

©2013, poem, Jamie Dedes, All rights reservedPhoto courtesy of morgueFile

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2 thoughts on “cloud watching

  1. What a beautiful way to illustrate this concept. I’m an avid cloud-watcher from way back, and I like how you have captured the serenity that it can bring. “Matrix of our shared meditation” is such an apt and perfect description!

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