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Glory in the Clouds (Alex KingHoward Berrio-Lafayette, LA)

Caught in between a lover's gaze
one simple thought should ne'er be thought
flowing through her mind's love maze
one soft touch should ne'er be fought
for she feels so warm like sunshine
orange, glowing, and love drunk
laying still here, complete peace
an enlightened joyful monk
here we are in mid-laughter, just release
feel the happiness hug your pores
and push your hatred and the venom
out past your skin, out past your denim
celebrate in your glory, celebrate in mine
as we drink wine and begin to shine
complete and perfectly aligned
look down to see fluffy white beneath us
there is no mistake, this is cloud nine

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