The song "Clouds" by NF is a quintessential example of a poem, proving that some songs do have a deeper meaning than you may think. To start the song, a line that appears to be nonsense plays, but in reality it is the phrase "Head's in the clouds" played pitch down in reverse. This hints that unlike other popular rappers, NF has kept his head down to earth and taken nothing for granted.
As the song continues, NF provides several unique metaphors and similes to describe himself, including:
I'm Bruce Willis in a train wreck
I'm like trading in your car for a new jet
I'm like having a boss getting upset
'Cause you asked him for less on your paycheck
By using these poetic devices, he implies that he is different from others, by describing several other ludicrous and seemingly impossible acts.
Later in the song, he sings: How could you doubt me? I've always delivered Ripping the teeth out of my mouth's the closest you get to my wisdom, which is a clever double entendre. In the next verse, he uses a hyperbole, overexaggerating and saying ("I pick up your body and throw it a block/Okay, I admit it, that's over the top, not!"). In conclusion, this song it more than just a song, using several poetic devices and demonstrating a work of poetry.