RIC BASTASA


Dilemma.... - Poem by RIC BASTASA

neither could he stay
nor run
the stairs keep that door
closed
and the windows are
framed-up
the curtains hush
but their tongues are cut
neither could he run
nor stay
so what he did
is fly away
a broken winged bird
low on the plains
asking the mercy
of the grasses
wishing the journey
of the rivers
dreaming the wanderings
of the clouds.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 7, 2010



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