Childlike Daydreams

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Childlike Daydreams


Distant clouds across the horizon,
Subtle hints of approaching storms,
Silhouettes of snow-capped mountains,
Protect the edge of Evermore.

Clear blue skies are soon disrupted,
By cumulous clouds in shapes and forms,
Ice cream cones and foam filled fountains,
Collect and hedge rough ocean shores.

Marshmallow pillows, cottony white,
Soft armadillos and polar bear kites,
Unicorns, dragons and Medieval knights.
A kalidascope of hynotic delights.

A soft gentle breeze escorts stronger winds,
Fluxing rough seas and shuffling shark fins.
Grey tinged clusters of powder puffs begin,
To gather and usher the darkness in.

The rumble of thunder can faintly be heard,
As elephants and stallions assemble their herds.
Flashes of lightening are distantly seen,
Slashing and brightening what once was serene.

In front of the mountains sheer curtains fall,
Slanting brushstrokes in a midsummer's squall.
As the Gods bowl strikes down heavenly lanes,
The sky soon erupts in showers of rain.

I sit and I ponder God's beautiful scene,
Its elegant wonder, its passionate scheme,
Suddenly I'm consciously sober it seems,
No longer lost in my childlike daydreams.



Copyright © January 2010
Kevin Mooney

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RoseFromARose commented on Childlike Daydreams

08-23-2010

I've often sat and enjoyed exactly what you've written. Definitely dreamy. My first thought was it reminded of one of Bob Ross's paintings. A soft stroke and all of comes a live. Fun to read

786mona commented on Childlike Daydreams

02-28-2010

good job! awesomestic! (i dont know if thats a word, but it emphasize awesomeness!) lol 10 out of 10

tvguy129 commented on Childlike Daydreams

01-25-2010

i am not sure what you mean MrGee, its seems as though it rhymes just fine to me. but there are a few spelling errors i believe

MrGee commented on Childlike Daydreams

01-20-2010

BRAVO! Excellent use of the metaphor and I especially like the fact that this poem is concise and not rhymning. Good job. a 10

knight4696 commented on Childlike Daydreams

01-19-2010

Kevin - Very nice my friend! Another one that brings me back to carefree days .. I use to love lying in the grass, under a tree and watching the parade of shapes, animals, mash potatoes, etc ... float by! Thanks for the memories! Great Write! Ken

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