Vinita Sahu


The Captive Bird - Poem by Vinita Sahu

The bird longed to fly high,
Above into the blue sky,
Her dreams soared,
Her strength bored,
Her goal to be in the clouds,
Continued to pour.

Days chased the nights,
Nights chased the morns,
Incense of heights,
Smoked slowly,
Into her bosom,
Yearning for flight,  
Strong and sturdy wings,
Fluttered every spell and died,
The bars of the cage,
Where lived the little sage,
Chequered her vision,
Thwarted her mission,
Her heart often bled to ask,
Won't someone condemn,
Mankind's treason?
    
      Written by Vinita Sahu

Topic(s) of this poem: freedom

Form: Elegy


Comments about The Captive Bird by Vinita Sahu

  • Rajnish Manga (11/24/2015 11:14:00 AM)


    The narrative of the story sends shivers down ones spine. Creates a poignant atmosphere when the birds held captive in a cage dies of cruelty of man. Thank you, Vinita. (Report) Reply

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  • Vinita Sahu (11/14/2015 12:55:00 AM)


    The life of the little bird depicts bondage from freedom due to others callousness! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 14, 2015



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