Through A Window

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
This was based off of two lines (the first couplet) that I wrote down a few months ago. I wanted to use them somehow and I attributed meaning to them, then wrote from there.

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Submitted: July 01, 2013

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The bird still flies,
But only as it falls,
And I fear it is dying.
That is not what I want.
And the constant beating
Of her ill-worn wings
Tell me just the same.
And only quick enough
Does she greet the sick old earth --

But not done with a wave.
I am a thousand yards away,
Though I see it all the same,
Through my blurry window
Where I've watched it all before --
A sparrow lives no more.

by Jacob A. P.
6-30-13


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