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Hello Darkness

Gray Clouds Cover Blue Skies

By Rick HenryPublished 2 months ago Updated 15 days ago 1 min read
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Sunny sky drawn blue

Gray clouds form to block the sun

Darkness is my friend

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Inspired by Scott Wade and Paul Simon

...and a little help from Thavien Yliaster

Assist = Love

inspirationalnature poetryperformance poetrysad poetrysocial commentarysurreal poetry
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About the Creator

Rick Henry

Writing is a distraction for me. It takes me to places unknown that fulfill my need for intellectual stimulus, emotional release, and a soothing of the breaks and bruises of the day.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/vocalplusassist

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  • Veronica Coldiron5 days ago

    Perfect choices for this beautiful haiku.

  • MonaTawfek25 days ago

    A work that shows creativity

  • Novel Allen28 days ago

    That is actually One of my favorite songs. Hello darkness my old friend, i've come to speak with you again. So very beautiful. Wonderfully done.

  • Carol Townendabout a month ago

    True, and very much loved!

  • Emily Marie Concannonabout a month ago

    Omg Rick absolutely amazing!!

  • Manpreet Singh Bhinderabout a month ago

    I really felt that "Some people are so poor, all they have money".

  • Debbi Lonmonabout a month ago

    Awesome Rick !!

  • Dana Stewart2 months ago

    Relevant and raw, you pinpointed a simple truth that lurks in all of us. Great work! ❤️

  • I feel the change in color gradient as your Haiku progresses.

  • U.Rdiya2 months ago

    well written. loved it!

  • Michelle Truman2 months ago

    Love this 🖤

  • Oof, that hit me hard! You're just so talented! You packed so much emotion into so few words! I loved it!

  • Gina B.2 months ago

    I can relate.

  • yeah, that touches somewhere deep

  • Angel Whelan2 months ago

    Very relatable!!

  • C. H. Richard2 months ago

    Nice Haiku and love the connection to the song which brings up so many emotions. Well done! 💙

  • Scott Wade2 months ago

    Great haiku! You rule breaker 🤣 🚔👮‍♀️🚓

  • Keila Aartila2 months ago

    So gorgeous, Rick - and I can feel the emotion. 💕

  • Gina C.2 months ago

    Lovely job, Rick! Especially love the lasy line ❤️

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    Great entry packed with emotion. Well done

  • Heather Hubler2 months ago

    So few words yet so much emotion and thought from them. Excellent work. Really well done :)

  • Oneg In The Arctic2 months ago

    Straightforward and real

  • Excellent words, great competition entry and enhanced by the images

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