William Blake Beckett

Rookie - 0 Points (May 15,1995 / Denver, Colorado, United States of America)

Two Sides, One Coin - Poem by William Blake Beckett

White bird of peace,
won't you please come save me,
since I'm swallowed by grief and I need sweet release.

Black bird of death,
won't you wrap 'round my neck,
as the ace, king, and queen fall away from the deck.

The caged bird sings,
but the lone bird dies;
Set it free, let it be, let it open your eyes.

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  • Neela Nath Das (4/22/2012 9:43:00 PM)

    Your poem has set free my imagination. Subtlety of thought! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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