Watching and Waiting

November 24, 2013
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The dusty ground below me,
The aqua sky above.

Down in the valley,

are fields of clover.
I watch and I wait,

I wait and I watch.
Birds fly in the aqua sea,

wheeling around in circles.

Suddenly the sky goes dark,

and the birds fly away.
They're watching and They're waiting,

They're waiting and They're watching.
A gloom settles over the land,

and it all goes quiet.

Over the glittering sun,

comes a circle of black.
It watches and It waits,

It waits and It watches.
After several minutes,

the light returns.
Eventually the birds come back,

and resume their song.
The eclipse came and went,

and all is back to normal.
I watched and I waited,

I waited and I watched.

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Hanban12 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 14, 2015 at 10:55 pm
I love this poem, it's got such a nice rhythm to it, and I love the repetition. You really have a knack for putting emotion into your writing. Keep it up and don't stop!
moderndayEmilyDickinson This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 26, 2014 at 7:34 pm
This is AMAZING. So good. That's all I can say. Keep on, please. And thank you for sharing this!
Popcornjazz said...
Jul. 13, 2014 at 3:53 pm
i like how you put your imagination out there!
Alawicious said...
Jan. 19, 2014 at 3:20 pm
Your poem is great! I sometimes get inspritation from the things I see. I got inspiration from going NYC! You are a phenomenal writer.
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