Treasure Island

Sakhile Junior Mndzebele

(1993 / Lobamba)

Wild Bird


I had a dream,
felt more like a film.
I saw this bird,
brighter than a bride.
I admired this bird,
even wished I took it for a ride.
But as they say,
wishes never come true.
All I did was pray,
but my prayers never went through..
Now I know the mistry of a beatiful wild bird,
it can be loved,
it can be admired,
but never will be caged...

Submitted: Monday, September 23, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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