Aviary

January 13, 2010
By Noshabora GOLD, St. Cloud, Florida
Noshabora GOLD, St. Cloud, Florida
17 articles 78 photos 107 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Poetry and art are when you take decades of thought and condense it into a nifty little portable carrying case that people can see and go 'Oooh, Ahh'... and then forget about it. But what does it matter, so long as YOU remember it?" ~ Bela


With your roots in the Earth,
and your wings to the sky,
how can you ever go far?

You can lose yourself
in the damp and dirt,
you can furrow and burrow
and bury your hurt.

You can dive into
the catacombs
and ne’er utter a sound.

You can germinate
and plant your seeds,
you can merrily bury
and grow your weeds

so they can flower
into dust,
and the circle goes around.

Or you can break away
and soar the skies,
you can fly higher, admire
the world and die.

You can flock the air,
and then the grave,
but at least you’ll be alive.

Sever the roots at birth,
and let yourself live and die.
How else could you ever go far?


The author's comments:
Not much really to say about this one, it occured to me at a World Council Affairs meeting today, (We eat lunch and listen to some diplomat.) and that's pretty much it. I don't really know where it came from.

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Noshabora GOLD said...
on Jul. 22 2011 at 2:15 am
Noshabora GOLD, St. Cloud, Florida
17 articles 78 photos 107 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Poetry and art are when you take decades of thought and condense it into a nifty little portable carrying case that people can see and go 'Oooh, Ahh'... and then forget about it. But what does it matter, so long as YOU remember it?" ~ Bela

Double comment. o.O A rare privelege, thankyou.

I'll do that. :3


CarolynQ GOLD said...
on Jul. 22 2011 at 1:56 am
CarolynQ GOLD, Manalapan, New Jersey
10 articles 0 photos 220 comments
whoah.... I have already commented on this. I guess I didn't realize how much I liked your work. haha Check me out sometime, you might like my poetry, I'm not bad.

CarolynQ GOLD said...
on Aug. 29 2010 at 10:21 pm
CarolynQ GOLD, Manalapan, New Jersey
10 articles 0 photos 220 comments
talented artist and a terrific writer as well.... this is awesome =] keep it up

Casio said...
on Feb. 10 2010 at 9:01 pm
I like the flower terminology and the ending where it 's almost like a repeat of the beginning so, like the cycle of life, this is a cycle that repeats.


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