Treasure Island

Kranthi Pothineni


Break Free


I saw one bird like me
Living on a dead tree
Waiting for long to see
Pouring shower of glee
On its lonely broken lee

It doesn’t have a he
Nor even a she
Or a hands of three
To hear its silent plea
For making gloom flee

Nights it rains like sea
Days it sings like bee
Whatever case it may be
It shares honey of key
To make all feel happy

It felled on its knee
Prayed in deep agree
Said I will be emcee
Will perform a jubilee
For it I’m breaking free

I smiled and said, its we

Submitted: Thursday, July 09, 2009

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  • Antonio Liao (7/23/2009 12:55:00 AM)

    cheer as the poem push my heart to reach the echelon of the highest
    point of desire.....a wish come in a simple template and sound of the soul
    shout for joy...a lovely poem of today...a 10 + (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (7/15/2009 2:37:00 PM)

    to me it sounded like the eagle-song of the CREE indian-american people
    very very nice

    i recommend u do an unrelated but beautiful piece on utube
    vanishing bread-instrumental
    i'd send u the link but PH parses the links on paste
    also do.....elcondor pasa...andean flute or if u can get then by... Paul Mauriat

    cheers (Report) Reply

  • Shashendra Amalshan (7/10/2009 6:04:00 AM)

    very musical indeed., .. great comparison between the poet and the bird..
    hey i compare my self with many people and many things too...
    this is a nice write indeed.. thanks for this one..nice narrative indeed, , , liked it very much.
    with love
    shan (Report) Reply

  • Ted M (7/10/2009 1:13:00 AM)

    Good flow, excellent ryhme, lovely idea. The spirit in us likes to break free, free from those shackles which are holding us back. fly robin fly. 10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Catrina Heart (7/9/2009 7:02:00 AM)

    A perfect ending rhymes here like before. Fine simile you made you as a bird breaking free! What a lovely melancholic write.10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Marieta Maglas (7/9/2009 5:31:00 AM)

    The tree is the body and the bird is the soul.Only by praying we can be free...nice idea, wonderful poem..10+++ from me (Report) Reply

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