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The gentle wind caressing my skin,

As I look up to the sky

I shut my eyes, breath in the air

The day has just slipped by

I rest upon a watching Oak

Whispering longing words

If I could just be free, please

Make me a bird

I’d be a mockingbird,

And sing of my own song

Or maybe a scarlet-crested robin,

Tending to my young

The blood-red of a cardinal,

Perching on a pine

A velvet-purple coronet,

The intriguing color of wine

Maybe plain and fitting,

The brown of a sparrow

I long to be a blue jay,

Striking in the snow

I open my eyes and spread my arms

As the suns abandons day

Please make me a bird,

So I can fly away



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Eilatan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 16, 2010 at 12:21 pm:
I know how you feel... this is very good writing
 
sydney_hope This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 16, 2010 at 5:18 pm :
Thank you, that's really nice of you :) I wrote this as a personal poem, and to use in a story I was going to write, but I haven't gotten around to it. :/
 
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munkyman95 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 20, 2010 at 4:42 am:
I liked this poem.. especially the start of it, the descriptions are vivid
 
Sydney P. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 20, 2010 at 5:18 am :
Aww, thank you :) that's sweet. I'll check out some of your writing.
 
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