Treasure Island

Res John Burman

(27th October 1942 to 'Not Yet! ' / London, Middlesex, England)

Injured Birds


Injured birds break my heart

Like injured innocence
Losing the gift of flight

If only one could cradle
Them in warm palms
Heal with the touch of love

Breath fresh confidence
Into their timid breasts

Their recovery would mend my heart!

(13th April 2008)

Submitted: Wednesday, April 23, 2008

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