Islands in the Clouds

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
November/December 2016

By Sandra Detweiler

Have you ever climbed a butte
in the fog
with the sun’s rays slanting
visibly
through the trees?
Have you reached the top,
leaving fog and tree behind
and seen a sea of white clouds
stretching away
in all directions?
The treetops of other
high places
poke up through the mist
and you dream of a ship
that could sail in this sea
and bring you to another of the
islands
in the clouds

Islands in the CLouds Sandra Detweiler

Sandra Detweiler, 13
Eugene, Oregon

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