Flight

December 5, 2011
By callie15 BRONZE, North Plains, Oregon
callie15 BRONZE, North Plains, Oregon
3 articles 21 photos 424 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?"
-Chuang Tzu

"No man with a good car needs to be justified!"
-Wise Blood


Curiosity looks up at the sky
Childish eyes
And asks why
The birds can fly
So he sighs:
"I can see, but they can only look
I can listen, but they can only hear
I praise thee on high
Yet why do I not fly?"
The sky replies:
"The birds have wings
So they can fly
But how high?
Man, you have mind
Open heart, soaring soul
So make the winds before the nigh
Then you will see how high you fly"


The author's comments:
Fun fact: This piece was actually published in this year's American Library of Poetry Collection, "Acclaimed"!

Hopefully you enjoy it! And please comment!

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on Jan. 20 2012 at 9:08 pm
callie15 BRONZE, North Plains, Oregon
3 articles 21 photos 424 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?"
-Chuang Tzu

"No man with a good car needs to be justified!"
-Wise Blood

Thank you!

on Jan. 10 2012 at 9:00 pm
RayBaytheDinosaur GOLD, Hampton, South Carolina
18 articles 17 photos 159 comments

Favorite Quote:
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

This was really intresting to read, and the personification was great =) i liked it


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