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Floating

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I’m floating in the sky

Between layers of cloud

Way up high

Weightless

Light as air

Without a care

Can’t come back

To earth

With a bump

Reality hits

With a thump

Aaah, no

Not now

Oww!

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Poem inspired by: http://bythecanonviewfinder.blogspot.com/2011/09/in-clouds.html

©DGA 05 September 2011 06:41

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

26 thoughts on “Floating

  1. HAHA – Ouch, Denise.
    Just like coming back from holidays!
    John

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  2. Here’s a good one for Monday morning….

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    • One of the advantages of moving and becoming more independent is that I will be able to wake up at a ‘respectable’ time, Kate. No more 04h00 or 04h30! 😉

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  3. I had a similar feeling when I subjected myself to the flowing river Godavari closing my eyes and standing afloat. It was as if I was floating in the cosmos. The ‘ouch’ part of course, was my knee which ached due to arthritis.
    Hope you would revert back to your own routine. Best of luck.

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  4. Thank you Sunamu! When I meditate I have often floated face down in water with water lillies (lotus flowers) also floating in the water and had such a feeling of peace.

    Arthritis is the bane of my life, Sunamu. I had a knee replacement in November 2010 and then the break above the replacement occurred in April 2011. Now I am waiting for this to heal…

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  5. Whyd’you spoil it?? I was enjoying that 🙂

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  6. haha playfully done….if you are going to have a head in the clouds might want to keep a foot on the ground…smiles.

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  7. Hi Adee…shades of Winnie the Pooh. 🙂

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  8. Lovely poem! Good luck with the move.

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  9. Will you be able to get your little canine friend (Fritz?) back, Adee?

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  10. Will post something related to this in a day or so.

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  11. I hope your move goes well and that you meet some nice people. I often dream of being up there, floating in the clouds. It would be totally blissful!

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    • Oy, Selma, I’m at sixes and sevens at the moment. Taking the day off, haha – run out of space to put things and more boxes to unpack… Yes it would be wonderful to escape – absolute bliss!

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  12. That reality can really sting. I’m loving your current series of poems; most relaxing, thank you.

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