Stolen.

captivated

Locked , rooted to the spot

I was entrapped, cold yet blood hot.

Roots  from the soil wound up my thighs

My birds escaped me and took to the skies.

The words flew about the pages

As important as the words of sages.

I could not  move I was lost

They said read the pages at your cost.

Curiosity I could not contain

Captivated, I felt no pain.

All at once I was lifted  into the sky

Up into the grey where my  birds fly

Wind in my hair, no fear, I could not die.

Then down , down in to the tomb

Lost forever , trapped in the gloom.

🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋

Another of my old poem reworked from 2014.

18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Mar 28, 2021 @ 16:31:09

    Well done, Sis!

    Reply

  2. John W. Howell
    Mar 28, 2021 @ 16:33:07

    Loved it. Flying high then laying low.

    Reply

  3. pensitivity101
    Mar 28, 2021 @ 18:51:17

    lovely

    Reply

  4. Dale
    Mar 28, 2021 @ 19:44:43

    Wonderfully done!

    Reply

  5. Sadje
    Mar 29, 2021 @ 00:33:54

    Beautiful!

    Reply

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