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Swampyville's "You're the Poet"; "The Little Cloud"


Swampyville's You're the Poet!

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The Little Cloud! By L. Don Oliver

There once was a little cloud, Drifting gently through the ; Along came the angry wind, And tried to make it ;

The wind blew and blew, But it was all in _; No matter how it tried, The little cloud refused to _;

It drifted above the mountains, There it lingered for a __; It cross the flowering plains, Where it began to __;

It drifted with the ocean breeze, As it traveled upon it's ; Over islands colored in green, And where the dolphins _;

Then came a raging storm, And gave the little cloud a __; Soon it returned to it's course, On it's journey around the __;

Previous Poem.

Silence of the Deep! By L. Don Oliver

A gentle refreshing sea breeze, Waves splashing upon the shore; Seabirds soaring above me; A beautiful new world to explore;

In the shadows of my soul, The world above me asleep; Slipping slowly beneath the waves, Into the silence of the deep;

Serenity of quite solitude, Rainbow creatures swimming by; Lovely flowering coral reefs, One is thankful to be alive;

Where there's rhyme and reason, No imperative schedule to keep; Controlling my own destiny, In the silence of the deep;

Bubbles from a fissure below, Up through the darkened steep; At peace with the world, In the silence of the deep;

When life has passed me by, Broken dreams never to mend; Things that I once enjoyed, Ever winding down to end;

If to die upon the morrow, With a promise to ever sleep; I pray thee my final rest, In the silence of the deep;



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