Candace Johnson

Rookie (March 27 1995)

I Feel Hope


I see a bird flying past me
It is flying south
I wonder why it is alone

Alone, just like me
this bird could be my companion
Even my friend

But no- it can't
I know that
This bird has places to go... without me

I now I need a friend like me
A person... a human being
Someone who'll list and talk

So scared as I am
I get up and walk to that green jeep
I see a boy

He opens his door
And smiles
I feel the start of something

I feel hope

Submitted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Edited: Monday, June 08, 2009

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