Waltz For Zizi

Freshman - 550 Points (7 march 1988)

Do You Know Why....


I cannot say why the wind carries the clouds.
It might be that they love each other.
I've heard this on the tv, it was a woman writing a book, or a poem.
She stood all tall above the paper, like a mountain, like a god.
I think mountains are gods, they hold on their heads the sky,
that's why no one has ever reached it.
It's just too high, you can't just walk, you need wings, like birds.
Yea, birds might get there, if they'd want to, but they don't, they're not crazy.
People are crazy.
I've heard that when they shut their eyes,
they see things, like the witches in the book you gave me.
But I don't think they know the future.
They just like to pretend they know.
It's always a lie, even in the newspaper.
The stars are just lights.
I cannot say why the wind carries the clouds.
It might be that they love each other
like us, but I'm not sure,
I'm not that smart anymore, I've stopped chasing them,
that's why I'm asking you.
Do you know why the wind carries the clouds?

Submitted: Saturday, December 07, 2013
Edited: Saturday, December 07, 2013

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Do You Know Why.... by Waltz For Zizi )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Griggsby's Station, James Whitcomb Riley
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]