Becky Oatway

(Sexsmith, Alberta, Canada)

February 29th - Poem by Becky Oatway

Sweet zephyrs beckon ...
Return to youth; abandon weariness to the unpredictable.
Take refuge in the arms of peaceful compassion;
Abide in strength.
No need to reflect, question, or doubt.
All is sanctified.
Scatter upon the wind your wisdom,
That it may gather and bloom anew.
Labor only in the joyousness that surrounds you.
Cast aside the modern shackles that grip the downhearted;
Exalt in freedom.
Emerge from the depths into flight.
Hover amid sorrow and despair;
Relish the assembly of refreshed memories,
As one lone breath in he stagnant air.


Comments about February 29th by Becky Oatway

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: freedom, despair, strength, sorrow, wind, memory



Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]