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Gray Skies (Rachel Leann-Lafayette, LA)

Gray skies
Most run and hide
I smile,
Memories wild.

Gray skies
We did not stay inside
Behind dark clouds
The stars did hide
When we went out that night.

Black skies
The moon, nowhere in sight
When the rain poured, 
And our laughter soared,
When we went out that night.

Black skies
Your dark eyes
Hidden, but I
Still saw them in my mind.

Gray skies
Water and mud
Searching for Treasures
And having sweet fun
Falling and catching
Reaching and clinging
You, never failing
To help me out of the mud.

Sunny skies
A lonely sigh
My reluctant goodbye
Getting back to our lives
Where you thrive
And I hide
During the sunshine
Patiently waiting for more time
Beneath gray skies.

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