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Washington State

0 posted 2000-07-06 03:13 AM

I’ll break the iron
With the strength of my beak
Let me take you
To this place that you seek

Come with me
Caged bird that sings
I am your Eagle
Come ride on my wings

I’ll open my wings
And carry you high
I’ll show you the beauty
Up here from the sky

Your majestic dreams
In my talons clutched tight
I won’t let go
Until your feathers take flight

Towards the sun
Surfing its warm rays
Riding the wind
Like the oceans serene waves

Spread your wings
Show your feathers of fire
Hover for a moment
Before you feed this desire

You have the strength
Now be off of my wing
Fly by my side
And together we’ll sing

Soaring high
In the peaceful breeze
Over silent beauty
And blue tranquil seas

Dancing free
In this wide open space
Feathers flowing
As you glide with such grace

No longer caged
And released from my wing
Bid your farewell
And let Freedom Ring

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[This message has been edited by Irie (edited 07-07-2000).]

© Copyright 2000 Sheri - All Rights Reserved
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since 2000-02-04
Posts 2919
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1 posted 2000-07-06 10:46 AM

Wow, what beautiful images you have created with your words.  Wonderful.  Bonnie
Rex Allen McCoy
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since 2000-01-30
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Sippin a Timmy's in London
2 posted 2000-07-06 12:25 PM

you've painted a very breathtaking picture here
very nice


Senior Member
since 1999-12-01
Posts 1493
Washington State
3 posted 2000-07-07 01:36 AM

Thank you both so much!  
I guess I should have stated that this poem was inspired by a poem Danny Holloway
posted a while back called "The song a caged bird sings" It all makes so much more sense after reading his!

Thanks again to both of you!  


Member Rara Avis
since 1999-07-22
Posts 9245
4 posted 2000-07-07 10:08 AM

I really enjoyed this one! Peaceful and uplifting!

Note in the 6th stanza, first line: you s/be your

Senior Member
since 1999-12-01
Posts 1493
Washington State
5 posted 2000-07-07 01:20 PM

Thanks WhiteDove for your reply. I'm glad you enjoyed!
Oops...Thanks for the typo correction  
It's fixed now!  


Member Rara Avis
since 1999-08-02
Posts 8296
Purgatorial Incarceration
6 posted 2000-07-07 02:50 PM

I liket he use of metaphors in here... like an eagle!


Tepok Bopar
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since 2000-07-06
Posts 27

7 posted 2000-07-07 04:34 PM

A certain tranquility settles over me as I read this. A strong message filled with peacefull images. Fly high Irie.
Senior Member
since 1999-12-01
Posts 1493
Washington State
8 posted 2000-07-10 01:32 AM

Chris and Tepok,
Thanks to both of you!  

~*The strengh and freedom of an eagle*~
My Idol in life


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since 2000-01-18
Posts 4713
9 posted 2000-07-10 05:08 AM

Clapping very loudly...this was a most delightful poem to read...well done  

Love is the life of the soul...
It is the harmony of the universe

since 2000-07-09
Posts 97
10 posted 2000-07-11 10:12 AM

Everytime I read others poems I am moved so much, everyone of you has so much talent. Your imagery is awesome. I love it.
Member Rara Avis
since 1999-07-17
Posts 7704

11 posted 2000-07-11 09:14 PM

Lovely Irie...


since 2000-05-11
Posts 291
grand rapid,MI, usa
12 posted 2000-07-11 09:33 PM

awesome imagery, makes me want to touch the sky and feel the wind in my hair.  great poem about freedom and obtaining it.

P. J. Kotrch
carpe diem
A soul once touched is a soul once blessed by love

Senior Member
since 1999-12-01
Posts 1493
Washington State
13 posted 2000-07-12 12:44 PM

Tracie, Beverley, Severn & epoet,

I'm so glad you enjoyed this poem.
Many thanks to all of you who've replied here.  
Please frogive me for not taking more time to thank you each personally, but I've been ill and not had much time to be online these days.
Again, many thanks to all of you!


since 2000-04-12
Posts 268
Backwaters of Avalon
14 posted 2000-07-12 05:16 AM

Sheri... this is such a divine poem, I actually now feel a like a bird, being free in the firmament...

- James
The beauty of nature is displayed,
not through itself,
but through the creatures
dwelling within its bosom.

since 2000-04-27
Posts 107
15 posted 2000-07-13 01:50 PM

What a picture...makes me wanna go to the San Juan Islands, breathe the salty air and watch the eagles soar!
Sudhir Iyer
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since 2000-04-26
Posts 6943
Mumbai, India : now in Belgium
16 posted 2000-07-14 08:42 AM

Ok Irie, that makes it 2 out of 2 today...

2 very beautiful poems from you I have read this day and am glad to have done that...


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Posts 2462

17 posted 2000-07-15 09:25 AM

add a vote.  nicely written, enjoyed.
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18 posted 2000-07-17 12:53 PM

James, I'm glad you felt that way!  

T, And how awesome that would be. Maybe you should go for it!

Sudhir, I'm flattered, you've enjoyed two of mine in one day!

Mike, Glad you enjoyed!

Again, many thanks to you all! The poetry that I read here always blows my mind. And the comments I recieve from all of you blows it even more!  


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19 posted 2000-07-17 02:10 AM

Lovely thoughts.
Lovely rhyme.

~*The pen of the poet never runs out of ink, as long as we breathe.*~

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