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Author Name: Freela-la908 4 Comments
Date Added: September 15, 2008 03:09:58 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Eleven Ways Of Looking At Flying




I Words representing unseen emotions

   Allowing themselves to be wrote

   To be written off my heart

   My words have learnt to fly free


II Flying is when I drive

    My windows all wound down

    The same wind that carries their wings

    Runs through my hair

    I drive fast


III Birds flying above our heads

     Above our thoughts and actions

     We are polluting their sky


IV There is many ways to fly

     Trust me

     Take my hand and we shall fly together

     I trust you.


V Today, amongst the grass

     On the swings you allowed me to fly


VI On the last train to freedom

      I used to fly

      The tracks making rhythms

      That my thoughts sung to

      Watching the world pass by me

       Without a care

       I was riding to freedom


VII Everyone else can fly

      Flying means feeling free


IX I think about you 

     Up there flying with those doves


     Pure freedom


X Ripped hands promises flying time

    White chalk dusting my palms

     Swinging from bar to bar

     Its feels real


XI finding strength inside myself

     The key to my dull cage

     Only then can I fly


XII I will be flying beyond the stars

      On the day you say

      I love you



Author's Notes:
Based on Wallace Stevens' poem, 'thirteen Ways of Looking At a Blackbird'. His poem is in the link.
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Comment By: FreeRin Marie on September 20, 2008 03:47:56 AM Report
This is very sweet, it has a childlike innocents yet it is very well written.  I really enjoyed the pictures your words painted in my mind. Nice Write.

Love, Rin

Comment By: FreeChris B on September 15, 2008 12:30:20 PM Report
Such a lovely and innocent write. The flow and the transitions were done well.


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on September 15, 2008 09:11:16 AM Report
Oh my... you do have a way with poetic words always a pleasure to read your mind and heart.
Much love and hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeCathy on September 15, 2008 07:45:02 AM Report
will be flying beyond the stars

      On the day you say

      I love you

That is a perfect way to end the poem and really touched the heart. A very wise poem one which I enjoyed reading very much... Excellent write



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