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

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • 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

Read all 2 comments »

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

Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 14, 2015

[Report Error]