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Mark Strand - 89 Clouds

  • Artist: Mark Strand
  • Album: 89 Clouds
  • Translations: Spanish
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89 Clouds

1. A cloud is never a mirror
 
2. Words about clouds are clouds themselves
 
3. If snow falls inside a cloud, only the cloud knows
 
4. For every cloud there is another cloud
 
5. A cloud dreams only of triangles
 
6. A cloud is a season of white
 
7. The dazzle of clouds is a falsehood
 
8. The bones of clouds have been removed
 
9. The museum of clouds shows only Snow White
 
10. Clouds are soft fruit
 
11. The flowing of clouds is like afternoon after afternoon
 
12. If a parrot is lost in a cloud, it turns into a rainbow
 
13. Clouds are in love with horizons
 
14. One speaks into a cloud as on would a telephone
 
15. A sky without clouds is bald and blue
 
16. Clouds of the sea smell of the sea
 
17. Black clouds are noble and troubled
 
18. The cloud that was gone would never come back
 
19. The sorrow of clouds is beyond our imagination
 
20. Clouds are thoughts without words
 
21. Clouds are slaves of the wind
 
22. A cloud without shape is always open
 
23. Clouds are drawn by invisible birds
 
24. If clouds had arms, they would embrace
 
25. A cloud without you is only a clod
 
26. A cloud in Nevada is nothing in Utah
 
27. A horse is a cloud with eyes and a tail
 
28. Clouds at sunset put on their dresses and go out for the night
 
29. When a cloud smells of tuberoses it starts to die
 
30. The depth of a cloud depends on who's listening
 
31. A wild cloud should never been ridden
 
32. A dirty cloud is a dirty joke
 
33. An excess of cloud leads to despair
 
34. A cloud in disguise is more of the same
 
35. Every lake desires a cloud
 
36. Clouds in closets become clothes
 
37. The sane see themselves in one cloud, the mad in many
 
38. Three round clouds went back and forth
 
39. A necklace of cloud is a precious gift
 
40. An anklet of clouds is in bad taste
 
41. When a cloud forgets, distance grows
 
42. Clouds vanish before they are named
 
43. A cloud will follow whatever is moving, even a mouse
 
44. A cloud with furs tries to keep warm
 
45. A cloud with a head in it isn't a cloud
 
46. When a cloud barks, the dogs come running
 
47. We keep our vigils that clouds may live
 
48. One listens to the sound of clouds as to a distan whisper
 
49. A cloud is a false heaviness
 
50. When a cloud touches a cow nothing happens
 
51. A cloud with grass growing on it is a wrong cloud
 
52. A cloud is a cathedral without belief
 
53. The tedium of clouds is endless
 
54. A cloud is mansion without corners
 
55. A cloud lit from within is somebody’s study
 
56. Sinuous clouds float above Singapore
 
57. A humble cloud will never rumble
 
58. The intelligence of cloud cannot be overstated
 
59. November is National Cloud month
 
60. The Prince of Cloud will reign for years
 
61. The cloud carousel is a sight to behold
 
62. "Stand back, ye clouds!" it's a brave line
 
63. Windows in the cloud chateau always need cleaning
 
64. A trivial cloud sits on a column
 
65. It is not like a cloud to be in two places at once
 
66. Clouds cannot stand in the way
 
67. Clouds cannot see what we do under the umbrella
 
68. You can ban clouds, but so what
 
69. There are the volumetric days of cloud parades
 
70. You are so handsome you must be a cloud
 
71. It's a peanut, no, it's a cloud
 
72. Hola, thou pampered clouds of Asia
 
73. Super clouds speed across the sky
 
74. When a cloud hums, the willow weeps
 
75. Tell me, old heart, who is the reddest cloud of all
 
76. A cloud that left a million years ago is back
 
77. A vertical cloud calls for champagne
 
78. Call me back, my cloud, my love
 
79. The kingdom of cloud disappeared overnight
 
80. A poet looks at a cloud the way a man looks at a shrub
 
81. I love the cloud in you, she said, looking at my shirt
 
82. She was made of ice and I of cloud
 
83. Ohio is mine, she said, it doesn't need clouds
 
84. Golden memories, golden clouds, golden loss
 
85. Squeeze an orange and get juice, squeeze a cloud and get nothing
 
86. The blond secretaries of the Royal Cloud lounge at the pool
 
87. Here comes the cloud again, all foam and glare
 
88. Slender shafts of sunlight shoot through the cloud
 
89. Feats of the inhuman: cloud love
 
Submitted by SiddalSiddal on Fri, 22/03/2019 - 21:23
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