Treasure Island

Famida Basheer


Soar


I stood upon a pedestal
That grew
With it I rose
To heights so high
Eye to eye
I watched birds fly
And then it crumbled
As all such should
But I, I neither cracked nor stood.
The birds had taught that I must fly
I flew.

Submitted: Thursday, January 17, 2013
Edited: Saturday, January 18, 2014

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