Hey Listen

by Everlasting   Apr 1, 2021


If you see a man
beaten down on the ground by depression itself

think of him as a dark cloud

and if this man approaches you
and suddenly your days become gloomy
and opaque

Still think of him as a dark cloud

But then look over the sky and while you are at it
ponder about the clouds

Imagine what it’ll be like if a dark cloud suddenly spoke to you and told you:

“Hello, down there

I just wanted to let you know
that I’m not a dark cloud
trying to rain my worries on you

neither am I a dark cloud
covering the sun at will
I’m dragged by the winds

This is who I am.”

And as the dark cloud continues to speak to you, keep that man in mind.

“ It is true,
the sun shines behind my back
I’m cold to that fact

but please, do not say
“go away,
come back another day “

I’m not here to ruin your time

Perhaps it was destiny’s winds
that brought me towards you
So that I could once again be
a cloud where sunshine rays
pass through”

And so as the dark cloud finishes talking to you,
continue to keep that man in mind.

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  • 2 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Nice to see some sympathy for those 'dark clouds'. Perhaps letting that cloud talk will allow it to relieve some of the rain/pressure that has built up making it altogether more translucent, thus allowing the sun through that much more easily.
    I loved this.

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