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The Lad Who Looked to the Clouds

By Neonculr All Rights Reserved ©

Other / Poetry

Chapter 1

There once was a lad who looked to the sky

And sang his own song to the clouds

‘May one day I be free from the darkness I hold

And learn to be free as a bird’


The clouds in the sky would cry for this lad

Their tears bringing life to the land

Time went on and never did cease

Their poor lad still looking above


As time did not cease their lad met a girl

Who had stars in her eyes and such glee

The lad fell in love with those stars in her eyes

And the clouds continued to cry


The lad grew up and still looked at her

Despite her leaving the world

His eyes now still looked up at the clouds

Him singing a new song


‘May one day I be free from this darkness I hold

And once more be with her’


The lad sang once again to the clouds

His eyes crying for them instead

The clouds then continued to cry

Hearing to him a special song


‘May one day you be free from the darkness you hold

And be with me once more

Then you will see what it truly means

To be as free as a bird’


The clouds are gone

No more reason to cry

The lad now cold lay under the sun

Musket in hand still warm

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