The Broken Bird

The bird had broken wings and could not fly;
He sat and watched his brothers in the sky.
They soared and swooped and chased each others’ tails,
Their whoops of joy drowned out their brother’s wails.

He cradled wings that hurt and would not soar,
He wished to fly, to laugh and so much more,
Alone he sat, beside himself with pain,
His feathers grew bedraggled in the rain.

And then he felt a wing upon his own,
A friendly wing, and he felt less alone.
He snuggled in and warmth and comfort sought.
My wing will fix and then I’ll fly, he thought.

And so his hopelessness was soon unraveled;
Instead he dreamed of miles not yet traveled.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Animals & Nature, Friendship, Life Lessons, Mental Health, Recovery, Relationships, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to The Broken Bird

  1. jfb57 says:

    If you meet that bird, ask him to pop over & talk me through it please xxx

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Yu/stan/kema says:

    Wonderful poem, Pooky

    Like

I'd love to hear your thoughts...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s