I Am a Bird

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


This poem explores the feeling of stolen freedom without the chance of returning to the lush world from before.

Submitted: September 23, 2018

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I Am a Bird

In a cage with bars so wide

If only it were not a disguise

 

My captors took me from my nest

They took me from my sky

 

Now I pose for all to gawk

In my cage covered in glass

With holes just enough to gasp 

 

I am praised for how tall I stand

So full of pride

 

I can see the outside crystal clear 

But overtime that vision will disappear

 

I use to spread my wings so wide

Now I am restricted and confined


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