He Stretched His Wings Poem by Juan Olivarez

He Stretched His Wings

Rating: 4.5


He stretched his wings, then drank his fill.
From the earthen saucer on the stand.
I looked at him, with a joyous thrill,
He was just four feet, from my right hand.

Then he flew up, into the big elm,
So delicate, and yet so strong.
Up in the tree, back in his realm,
He serenaded me with song.

And his eyes kind of twinkled,
As he sang for me.
A soft warbly tinkle,
From soul that was free

He was a baby mockingbird,
A fledgeling of the spring.
He'll never speak an angry word,
All he will ever do is sing.

There are so many, up in my trees,
That I am truly blessed.
Just like the youngster, that sang for me,
Here they live, and sing, and rest.

4/20/13 Alton Texasm

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Aftab Alam Khursheed 23 April 2013

nice poem read n enjoyed thank u well writ 8/10 right

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Valerie Dohren 23 April 2013

Lovely poem Juan - birds, one of my favourite subjects.

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Wahab Abdul 24 May 2013

good one.. enjoyed reading it..

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Indira Babbellapati 07 May 2013

A delight to read........

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R.j. Wynn 30 April 2013

Beautiful poem Juan, love it.

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Smoky Hoss 27 April 2013

A tender nature poem that sings to the heart, and gives cause to ponder on going outdoors!

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David Wood 25 April 2013

What a delightfully lovely poem. I really enjoyed the read. I love nature poems particularly as good as yours.

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