The Lonely Birds

June 3, 2017

They were just two lonely birds

When he took to the skies

Built his nest

Far away from her

 

She preened her feathers

Sang songs of melancholy

By the fountain of youth

 

Illusions floated

On the water

Amid the endlessly moving ripples

Dwelling within animated atoms and molecules

 

Behold the fountain

When nightfall covered the sky

Stars

Wide-eyed observed

The moon’s exposed face

Shining her brilliance

On veiled illusions

 

She floated on her surface

Wings extended

Bathing with speckled light

 

Caressing feathers

Brushed away

The creases that formed

 

The wind

Disturbed and altered

What her eyes perceived

As truth

 

The moon

Face etched in creases

Placed there by time

 

Time

Great storyteller

Imprinting experience

Into creases and folds

 

She saw

The moon’s face

As it was

Beseeched the wind

To stop puffing

So she could marvel

At history

Recorded

 

They were just two lonely birds

When he took to the skies

Built his nest

Far away from her

 

She sits

Within a pocket

Of time

Waiting just inside

Lurks also her fear

 

So she sings

Her songs

Of melancholy

And time

Faithfully recalls

Her waiting

 

She looks at her reflection

Inside the moon’s face

Sees

New creases

And folds

 

Still a lonely bird

She takes to the sky

Finds a place

To build a nest

 

At night

She sings with the moon

In the morning

She rises with purpose

She has newly found songs to sing

 

About the author: Rosi Pineiro is a healer, children’s author and poet. Her poetry regularly appears in publications of Off the Cuff E-zine and various online publications. She is currently working on book two in the series of The Adventures of an Elf Detective and her second poetry book.  More of her musings and poems can be found on her Facebook page Word Weavers Circle.

 

Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload

Archive

Please reload

Tags

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

 

©2017 by HEAL(er). Proudly created with Wix.com

This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now