Broken Swan

 

 

 

The urge to fly free was always there

Escape  the planet fair and square.

Above the day’s bump and grind

Forget the pain, unwind.

Slash  the tethers tight

All hope set flight.

Your soul’s blood

In mud

Ground.

 

 

11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Paul
    Jun 29, 2014 @ 22:51:04

    I couldn’t get the video – must not be available in Canada. The poem and illustration were awesome.Women always have felt to me like they are light and “float” and just brush the ground. That inspires awe in me for I feel like i’m often grappling in the mud. Thomas Hardy wrote an exquisite description of this in “Far From the Maddening Crowd”. Great work Willow. Thank you.

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    • willowdot21
      Jun 29, 2014 @ 23:02:44

      The video is Save me by Queen, you should be able to a version on YouTube or whatever. I also like the book Far from the Maddening Crowd. Brilliant story. Thanks for the praise Paul it pleasing that you like the poem
      xx xxx

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  2. Deborah
    Jun 30, 2014 @ 08:27:08

    This is beautiful. A lot of attempted flying going on today between the blogs. I’m going to attempt not to stay grounded. Thanks, Willow! 🙂

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  3. scottishmomus
    Jun 30, 2014 @ 08:30:11

    Fantastic music choice from my favourite band to accompany the pic and your words. Anything to do with flight enthrals me. You captured that sense of earthbound frustration in the second line for me.

    Reply

  4. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Jun 30, 2014 @ 10:51:19

    I couldn’t get the video either.
    I feel that tug and yank to be free and the sensation of being tethered.

    Reply

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