Here they come
racing for the sun,

stark white against
the vast blue,

from out of nowhere
you or I

have ever been;
though they are

simply weightless
shreds of

beaten air,
there’s a bright

power lurking
in the innocence

they wear.

By Ruth C. Rehberg

 clouds over sawgrass prairie

Ruth Lives in Alma Center, Wisconsin, USA

Photo of clouds over the Sawgrass Prairie in Everglades National Park, Florida, USA, by William Silver

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