Cloud Parade

Enjoy the show for free
While idle on your back
Upon a blanket
Or the midday grass

Elephants and dragons
Drifting overhead
Joined by horses
Racing from a twisted tower

Dancing tigers
Slip behind the curtain
Returning to your eyes
As ballerina bikers

A tidal wave appears
The grand finale of the show
Mixing of light and darkness
Where faces drift and swirl

Enjoy this lazy cloudy day
Where the sky performs
Every show a different form
Depending on the eyes below

About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.

4 comments on “Cloud Parade

  1. How creative! We used to do that for pleasure on the farm, just lay there for hours on a blanket trying to make sense out of the cloud formations, me and sisters and cousins. Thanks for the memories.

  2. This is lovely, Charles, and brings back great childhood memories. I still love looking at clouds, especially storm clouds or those colored by the setting sun. But aside from pointing out the obvious (look, a mare’s tail!), I no longer see the parades I saw as a child. What a loss.

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