Treasure Island

Bri Edwards


A Lonely Cloud.....[Nature Observation; Humor]


I saw a lonely cloud one day.
It looked small beyond the Bay.
I tried to find a second and failed,
even though I looked each way.

Think of it! A single cloud.
It's loneliness spoke to me aloud.
I wonder how it felt up there.
Was it very proud?

A rarity I think it was;
like an active bee with no buzz;
like a single potato chip;
like a peach skin with no fuzz.

Like one firefighter at a fire;
a solitary pigeon on a wire;
a Facebook member with no 'friend';
a single member in a choir.

It's like an Easter basket with one egg;
a basketball star with one leg;
me with just one word to say;
a fraternity party with just one keg.

I guess you've come to realize by now
that when I saw that cloud I thought 'Wow! '.
If I'd been Adam, with Eve at my side,
to that small distant cloud I might bow.

(August 2012)

Submitted: Thursday, August 30, 2012
Edited: Saturday, December 01, 2012

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I really did see a lonely cloud recently across San Francisco Bay.

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  • Noreen Carden (2/27/2014 11:33:00 AM)

    Hey Bri like this nature poem no danger of lonely clouds here today they are big and black and back to back (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (9/19/2013 3:50:00 AM)

    It often happens.. sometimes we too feel lonely like this cloud despite there being a crowd around us Bri.
    Your rendering skill [with this simple attitude to our nature] is astoundingly fascinating dear sir. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM)

    A very unique poem on a unique phenomenon! A sky with just a speck of cloud... and such umpteen comparisons! Choosing the out of the ordinary themes and presenting them in a striking manner is something that makes your poems nonpareil! ! Greatly enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Brian Skyers (11/17/2012 3:36:00 PM)

    Another very inspirational poem, so many subjects around us...but we don't all see the same things..nice. (Report) Reply

  • Femi Oloidi (10/28/2012 3:23:00 PM)

    I'm growing through the peom again, and am lost in this poem, and all I can say again is; Wow!
    Kingfemi (Report) Reply

  • Femi Oloidi (10/28/2012 3:22:00 PM)

    I'm growing through the peom again, and am lost in this poem, and all I can say again is; Wow!
    Kingfemi (Report) Reply

  • Femi Oloidi (10/28/2012 3:14:00 PM)

    All I can say is Wow! Lovely poem, I feel like huging d poem! lol.great work!
    Kingfemi (Report) Reply

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