I hear you soaring

A few steps down memory lane…

poetry, photos and musings oh my!

“What is buried in the past of one generation falls to the next to claim.”

– Susan Griffin

 

I hear you soaring

I know why

The caged bird sings

I know her songs

Her voice

Clear, pure, painfully true

She sings of things

Nice girls don’t talk about

She tells family secrets

Her eyes shine brightly

A beacon for other birds

She exposes herself

Her cage gilded and ornate

Sits by a large picture window

Her heart heavy

Her wings ache

To fully expand

And fly free

The people who put food

In her cage each day

Say they are protecting her

From the animals,

Elements and the hunter’s gun

They kill her

Softly

Her songs more urgent

They bring others

To show her off

This prized possession

They cannot possess

Her Song

She has flown over

White capped mountains

And wave tossed ships at sea

She wept as…

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About Léa

A wanderer who has found home and herself in the South of France.
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14 Responses to I hear you soaring

  1. cjm76 says:

    This beautiful piece has to be my absolute favourite of yours, Lea! The imagery, the emotion – you just capture it so perfectly. I am officially in love with this poem xoxo

  2. RITA BARNES-SZUSZKIEWICZ says:

    that is a beautiful poem  Rita

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  3. beckarooney says:

    There is an extraordinary amount of emotion in this Lea! It brought a tear to my eye. I could see your words happening in my mind, beautiful imagery. Another wonderful write 🙂 x

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