Clouds



last night
there were clouds
in the sky
hiding the moon
and hiding most
of the stars

and I looked out
over the mountains
and I saw you
alone
with a friend
I know

and I was
happy
for you
and for the moon
and for most
of the stars

and as I left the place
where I had been standing
I heard a small bird calling
in a familiar song
like the one you used
to sing to me

and when I turned back
to where you had been
on the mountain
with a friend I know
you had flown
away

 

 

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