body of water under cloudy sky during sunset

I thought I’d awaken to a sky of silver.

Heavy clouds covering the shining snow river.

But there’s something bright and it makes me quiver.

Something magical in the sunlight, nothing that could make me shiver.

I see the wispy clouds wisp away.

Across the ether I see the darkness trying to stay.

Like a light this sight cannot be broken, but can fray.

Time and a breeze make the sight turn into a blurry display.

Skies ignite with the colors of life,  confident and free.

Just as it does, so can we.

Emotions can make us quiver,

feeling of a shiver,

our life over time starts to wisp itself away.

Into something, not anything like we saw before, all in a fray.

Our world becomes just one big blurry display.

But we can look past it, and like the world around us,

Be confident and free.

Life leads us on a one way path.

In the Style of Amanda Gorman’s “The Miracle of Morning”

image_printPrint this page.

Author

0 0 votes
Rate This Post
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
5 Comments
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Jabriel
April 3, 2024 3:16 pm

Dear Srinidhi,

I like that you used a smooth transition from one topic to another it was very flowing and simple.

Abby S
January 18, 2022 3:38 pm

The ryming makes me moan

January 18, 2022 3:30 pm

I love this, I love the way your words flow and the imagery I get from the first half

Lilly
January 18, 2022 3:25 pm

I like how it rhymes and that you use the last words to contradict the second part of your poem. I like how thoughtful and vivid this poem is. I could imagine parts of the poem in my mind.

January 18, 2022 3:21 pm

Sri! I love this! Your diction and syntax are impeccable. I love the beautiful image of nature you create and the message of hope and regaining confidence. Continue writing!

Youth Voices is an open publishing and social networking platform for youth. The site is organized by teachers with support from the National Writing Project. Opinions expressed by writers are their own.  See more About Youth VoicesTerms of ServicePrivacy Policy.All work on Youth Voices is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

CONTACT US

Email allisonpr@gmail.com Call or Text 917-612-3006

Sending
Missions on Youth Voices
5
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account