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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  • Rookie - 312 Points Indira Renganathan (1/31/2010 3:04:00 AM)

    I smiled and said, its we.....everyone else along with you....nice thought well penned (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,181 Points Walterrean Salley (12/24/2009 11:18:00 PM)

    There's nothing like freedom (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Devin Robinson (11/9/2009 6:23:00 PM)

    I like your style of writing (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 791 Points 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

  • Rookie premji premji (7/20/2009 12:50:00 AM)

    freedom.......what a precious and painful word........... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 123 Points Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (7/17/2009 7:42:00 AM)

    very nice.. of course you made it rhyme well. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 933 Points 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

  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie - 15 Points Eyan Desir (7/10/2009 12:33:00 AM)

    Nice rhyming flow 10s (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 619 Points Louis Rams (7/9/2009 8:16:00 PM)

    like a free spirit in flight.
    excellent write. a ten (Report) Reply

  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie - 26 Points Joseph Poewhit (7/9/2009 5:40:00 AM)

    Breaking out of the eggshell (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ch J Satyananda Kumar (7/9/2009 5:33:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem with nice rhyme and rhythm. Kudos. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 971 Points 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

  • Rookie surya . (7/9/2009 4:34:00 AM)

    beautifull write. rhyming is prominent.
    voted10
    surya (Report) Reply

  • Rookie rago rago (7/9/2009 3:18:00 AM)

    break free very melancholy write........... (Report) Reply

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