A Love Song

August 13, 2008
By Yi Tang Tang, Livingston, NJ

A Love Song

She’s a bird trapped behind wire,
Longing for the sky.
She lets the bursting melody flow from her lips,
Echo and travel as an airplane waiting to launch.
He’s a bird trying to find his shadow
While wandering through a labyrinth.
His blood pulsates to the rhythm of the music.
Though his lips a sound as chilling as
The wolf’s howl resonates and rebounds.
Their notes blend, ripple, tousle together --
Strumming the chords of your heartstrings.
On the edge of the rooftop, a love song blooms.


The author's comments:
A poem that resulted from a writing exercise in creative writing class. Enjoy! :]

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