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Blue Spacious Skies

written by: Randal A. Burd, Jr.



Blue spacious skies meet greener pastures’ hue,
Where sleepy woodland creatures rendezvous.
The fragrances of lilac and of fir
Are pungent in the air and would confer
A feeling of tranquility on you.

Your present rather dismal point of view
Is neither flexible nor even true.
You bring the rain; your outlook does defer
Blue spacious skies.

So part the curtains wide; let sunshine through.
Find shooting stars at night with someone new.
Our lives go by in such a hasty blur.
You’ll see things better than they ever were.
And cloudy days might suddenly incur
Blue spacious skies.

Randal A. Burd, Jr.

Randal A. Burd, Jr.

Randal A. Burd, Jr. is a married father of two and an educator working in rural Missouri with both at-risk youth who live in a residential treatment facility and adults returning to school to get their high school equivalency diploma. Randal has a Masters degree in English Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Missouri.
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