Make Me A Bird

March 5, 2010
By sydney_hope GOLD, Round Rock, Texas
sydney_hope GOLD, Round Rock, Texas
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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


The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this from this quote:
“Dear God, make me a bird. So I could fly far. Far far away from here.”
~Forrest Gump.

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on May. 16 2010 at 5:18 pm
sydney_hope GOLD, Round Rock, Texas
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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. :/

Eilatan GOLD said...
on May. 16 2010 at 12:21 pm
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

I know how you feel... this is very good writing

on Mar. 20 2010 at 5:18 am
sydney_hope GOLD, Round Rock, Texas
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Aww, thank you :) that's sweet. I'll check out some of your writing.

on Mar. 20 2010 at 4:42 am
munkyman95 GOLD, Medway, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I will become, what I know I am' Michael Jordan

I liked this poem.. especially the start of it, the descriptions are vivid


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