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by Norman
Rated: E · Poetry · Entertainment · #2199196
I pondered and I wondered...
I rested in a field of green
and stared up at the sky.
It was a bright cerulean blue,
with white clouds floating by.

Cerulean is a funny word,
I pondered as I stared.
It may not be the proper word
to name the color there.

Yes, baby blue may be the phrase
that I was looking for.
Did baby blue do justice here?
Or was there something more?

I pondered and I wondered some
as I lay in the grass.
I contemplated as I watched
the large clouds sailing past.

Hey, maybe it’s not baby blue,
cornflower may be right.
I think that is a color blue,
but is it dark or light?

I knew it wasn’t navy blue
‘cause that is awfully dark.
Hey, maybe it would look like that
when they closed up the park.

I guess I nodded off a bit
and slept the afternoon.
I woke up to a darker sky
and then I saw the moon.

I pondered and I wondered more,
what phase that moon was now.
I heard it was a gibbous moon.
What’s that mean anyhow?

By then my clothes were soaking wet
and I was stiff and sore.
As much as I would like to stay
I couldn’t anymore.

I stood up and it came to me
and all at once I knew.
The color I’d been looking for
was usually called sky blue.

As for that phase the moon was in,
well, it would have to wait.
The rangers came to throw me out.
They pushed me out the gate.

I wondered if the gate is wood,
or metal of some kind.
aluminum or maybe steel.
Thoughts tumbled in mind.

That medicine that I was on
had really hit my head.
I stumbled and I staggered home
where I fell into bed.

My thoughts were swirling all around
as I began to sleep.
But then I wondered to myself,
why am I counting sheep?

I pondered and I wondered some …

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