The clouds have told me why.
When I look up I don’t need to fly.
For heaven is above my eyes.
All around at every time.
The sacred firmament is what surrounds.
Whenever I see beauty I am astounded.
Then I realized I’m still grounded.
Baltimore Beat is running poems from participants in the group Writers in Baltimore Schools, which offers programming that builds skills in literacy and communication while creating a community of support for young writers.