Tagged: wing

because you brought home

because you brought home
the starling, broken-winged or
broken-legged, and nursed

it back to health, there will be
other starlings, carrying hope
.
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sitting by the wing

sitting by the wing
of a plane is often an
exercise in self-
preservation
,
counting every
nut and bolt,
willing every
piece of metal
to stay together,
holding breaths
twelve heartbeats
at a time
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: preservation

time stretches like a

time stretches like a
bird’s wing –
decisive,
clean,
burdened –
here’s
to eternity
.
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