Paul Cutting

(11/26/58 / New Haven CT)

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Above The Clouds


the moon is always smiling against It's darkened shroud
the stars are always dancing to the abundance they bow
the clouds are always laughing so elegant and proud
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  • Rookie - 593 Points Bernard Snyder (10/7/2014 3:14:00 PM)

    Congrats' on having your poem voted as 'poem of the day'! Well-written poem and well deserved honor. Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,198 Points Kay Staley (10/7/2014 11:52:00 AM)

    How do we go about doing these things? Are the clouds really laughing? Can you actually dance with the stars? How do you smile with the moon? I dont care for the unrealistic view in this poem. If you can be positive and happy, then go for it. But I choose to learn from the the clouds when they cry, accept the moon even if it frowns, and find beauty in the stars when they fall. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,313 Points Terry Craddock (10/7/2014 12:58:00 AM)

    The ending of this poem starting with those exquisite three lines

    Dance with the Stars!
    Smile with the moon!
    Laugh with the clouds!

    was delightful :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 411 Points Smoky Hoss (10/7/2012 1:30:00 PM)

    I find these words fascinating, in the sense that while one may not find ultimate satisfaction in the fleeting moments of life, at least there is some substantial meaning to be discovered in the now of living, if only we seek it out, right here, right now... the sun is warm and bright and pleasing, just go out and into it. Beautiful thinking here Paul. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Angelic Warrior (9/13/2009 10:58:00 AM)

    wow that is a truly fantastic peace! .....picture perfect....but god is in the stars in the moon in all light.....love it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Anjali Sinha (11/25/2008 6:36:00 AM)

    hey I will Dance with the Stars!
    Smile with the moon!
    Laugh with the clouds!

    and I will read all your poems
    they are indeed wonderful
    regards anjali (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Al Ramos (11/21/2008 3:19:00 PM)

    If only we could keep life on a simple plane, but we are complex creatures who must traverse beyond simplicity. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 103 Points Marilyn Lott (11/21/2008 1:00:00 PM)

    This is so true, Paul. Very uplifting and deserves a '10! ' Keep writing and sharing.

    Best Wishes,
    Marilyn (Report) Reply

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