John Ackerman

Fly As A Bird - Poem by John Ackerman

Fly As A Bird

Fly as a bird to the blue mountains
Where I am longing sometimes to be,
To see green lakes and rivers too
Nobody knows what it would mean to me

Fly as a bird through the sky
To see the silver streams again,
To be so near, this now my dream,
Meanwhile my longing is in vain

Fly as a bird over the ocean
To see my native land again,
But my wings are weak-who can help me?
I shall never get there-all is in vain.

Topic(s) of this poem: faith, love and art, nature love

Form: Free Verse

Comments about Fly As A Bird by John Ackerman

  • Lamar Cole (6/5/2017 12:38:00 AM)

    Very nice poem about longing. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 4, 2017

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