Caged

A gentle bird looked outside bars, that enclosed her She longed to feel a warm breeze beneath her wings To fly across exotic lands Maybe perching a while, observing all before her To sing and be heard, appreciated, not cursed She did not know how? It existed, she felt it Was natural, She just knew…

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Since birth Arrows were fired, high into a dull pewter sky He spent his whole life, waiting for the one that drops. Piercing his weary flesh Killing him instantly He walked with head down Fearing the worst Shivers skated their way down his stooped spine At times he felt safe and danced his way Big…