Sky

The sky seduces me
fills my eyes.
Staring out at grey rains today
blessedly cooling
remembering white noons
brick red sunsets, lemon dawns
whales breaching, jellyfish jellying
wind in hair and lungs
exhilaration and joy
memories that tip toe in
hand in hand with all my loves and woes
happinesses, griefs.
I hum songs of the sky
her shadows and canvases
float in my own internal ocean
drift and dream.

Each time I see her, I am joy.

 

Copyright © 2020 Kim Whysall-Hammond

 

14 thoughts on “Sky

  1. I too am seduced by the sky – in Norfolk they seem never-ending and so expressive. I love the use of colour in this poem, KIm, seeping through the grey rains like a painting, and the way you’ve captured the sea in:
    ‘whales breaching, jellyfish jellying
    wind in hair and lungs’.
    Thank goodness for our internal oceans.

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