In the morning when the sun rises I imagine you

as someone I love who has passed away.

My eyes hunt for you when I am sad or mad.

I cherish your lovely whiteness.

You make my eyes water with happiness.

I adore your fluffiness that is softer than a dog.

Nothing will separate us, not even the wind that howls.

Our love is stronger than a lollipop.

I cherish you like a dog who cuddles with me.

In the evening I look up into the dark sky to find you.

I wait to read you a book.

By Kennedy, 2nd Grade

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8 Responses to “Love Poem for a Cloud”

  1. Nancy Barnhart

    Dear Kennedy, I LOVE your cloud poem! My favorite line is: “You make my eyes water with happiness.” Each time I look up and see clouds, I will remember your beautiful words and smile. Thank you for sharing this lovely poem with us. Nancy

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  2. Nancy Brown

    Kennedy ,

    Thank you for sharing your words!
    I have two favorite lines
    “Nothing will separate us, not even the wind that howls.”
    and
    “I cherish you like a dog who cuddles with me.”

    I love sitting outside on my porch soaking up nature with my cherished, cuddly dogs.

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  3. Janet M Matthews

    My dear Kennedy,
    You put into words what is so hard to express. My “eyes watered with happiness” to see your images. Your words speak to the heart of someone who misses a loved one. They speak to my heart. Thank you for writing what even adults don’t know how to say. Like a cloud, feelings are often changing.

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  4. Holly Flenner

    I love it, Kennedy! You are famous! Love, Uncle Andy, Aunt Holly, and Jace

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  5. Jeanette Flenner

    What lovely images. What tender emotion. Your poem will touch the hearts of all who read it. It made my eyes water with pride.

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  6. Jean Treider

    Kennedy, I love the idea of reading a book to a favorite cloud. What a lovely poem. Keep writing.

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