Grey Skies

28 Sep

When grey skies are all around

And only darkness can be found

All things look so dull and bad

Living a life that makes you sad


You can’t help the way you feel

Everything feels so surreal

Tomorrow may be filled with dread

What’s going on inside your head


Depression is a awful thing

 Skies are grey and no birds sing

Joy that seems so far away

Will come back again one day


These days will pass after a while

Once again you’ll  give a smile

When you conquer that bad day

All in time and in your way


You will hear sweet birds sing

And know the joy life can bring

And when that darkest day is done

Depression lost and you have won.

In my heart I can see

Exactly what you mean to me 


A simple smile or tender kiss 

When you’re near my life is bliss 


Spirit flying like a dove

In my heart I know it’s love

For Poet’s Rally week 53

Poetry Palace Perfect Poet Award

Thank you to Poetry Palace for the award I am very pleased to accept  it.

I would like to nominate June_Butterfly


Posted by on September 28, 2011 in Poetry


20 responses to “Grey Skies

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  2. Susie Clevenger

    October 4, 2011 at 6:42 pm

    Great piece…depression is so devastating…for some nothing you do can brighten their day..I felt the pain and emotion here


  3. morning

    October 12, 2011 at 2:47 am

    super beautiful.


    have you linked your entry to the linkz yet?


    • Jeanie McBain

      October 12, 2011 at 5:29 am

      Hello morning, I will be linking today. sorry for the delay I have been busy with work and study,I will catch up with everything today xxxx


  4. terri0729

    October 12, 2011 at 6:16 am

    Very nice, Jeanie! I liked your poem a lot! Also, congratulations on the award! Glad to be included with you 🙂 Blessings, Terri


    • Jeanie McBain

      October 12, 2011 at 6:37 am

      Hello terri thank you for your kind words, congratulations to you too xx


  5. Old Raven

    October 12, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    Congrats! Very well written.


  6. Leo

    October 12, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    Like, after the rain comes the sunshine 🙂 Well said! Loved it!

    Leo @ I Rhyme Without Reason


  7. fiveloaf

    October 12, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    great acrostics jeanie and tq for coming by.. 🙂


  8. The Orange Tree

    October 13, 2011 at 12:06 am

    such agreeable sentiments, well done.



  9. Life: Between the lines

    October 13, 2011 at 1:42 am

    Nice rhyme and I liked the inner cadence to the piece as well 🙂 thanks for your recent visit!


    • Jeanie McBain

      October 13, 2011 at 7:24 am

      Thank you I will pop over to you this afternoon 🙂


  10. Leonargo

    October 13, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Beautiful composition and flow as it rings sweetly in my head. Thanks for sharing.



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