In the Clouds, Giants

In the sky

Clouds sit

Like giants

Curled up

Sleeping peacefully

.

Sometimes

Their fingers reach

Over the rim

Of their cloud

Bring the under-world

To mist

.

If they were real

They could hook

Their fingers

Over cloud ledge

And calmly

Go fishing in the world

.

Oh, what ideas

They would find

They might catch a hat

And hear the story

Of how it was blown away

By the fickle wind

Or they might get

An invention

Steaming from the press

Enlarging their cloud

.

Then

The mist will reseed

And they will puff away

To be seen

The next cloudy day

When there is

No day

And the sky

Is wreathed in grey

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