Wings to Fly

Wings to Fly

How foolish was I

To plummet so easily

When I owned the sky

And had wings to fly

Blinded by the sun

I shrouded my sightless eyes

Becoming undone

The further I spun

And I hurtled down

At an incredible pace

Then I hit the ground

With scarcely a sound

Inside of my head

Resounded a piercing scream

Of pain and of dread

As my body bled

The darkness laid claim

As I drifted off to Nod

Inside a soft flame

Had whispered your name

So thwarted was I

Even beyond the dark veil

For I saw your eyes

In my Paradise

©Kay Salady

Image Credit: “Please” fc09


About Kay Salady

I write about the greatest force on earth that, I believe, lives on forever and surpasses all else. "All your poems read like I am watching an artist use words instead of colours full of feeling." ~Anon.

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