The Pretty Little Wounded Bird
A pretty little wounded bird,
Frightened as could be,
Was huddled there beneath a bush
Hiding there from me.
I gently cupped it in my hands
And held it tenderly,
This pretty little wounded bird
Knew he’d found a friend, you see
He grew in strength, day by day
And I knew that soon we’d part,
But that little tiny feathered friend
Had surely won my heart.
And then one day it sang a song
As if to say goodbye
With a nod of its head
And a twitch of its tail
It flew off into the sky.
Away it flew, goodbye to you
Come bye this way again.
And when I see a bird in my tree
I’ll think of our time back then.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|barb (22.214.171.124) -- Sunday, February 25 2007, 09:50 pm|
You may lose something or someone that needed you,but your strength and kindness made them strong again to face life.Be proud that what you did was give a gift of freedom.
|Catyrose (126.96.36.199) -- Sunday, February 25 2007, 11:51 pm|
I enjoy reading all of your poems. This one carrie a special meaning for me on a personal level. Thanks for writing another great piece. Every time I select a favorite you invent a new one :)
|Robert (188.8.131.52) -- Monday, February 26 2007, 09:22 pm|
Isn't it funny how something so simple can teach us life lessons; caring, love, letting go.
Then you think you've helped someone, but in the end, you're the one whose benefited!
|Capricorn (184.108.40.206) -- Monday, February 26 2007, 11:19 pm|
A very beautiful poem which has a great message. I enjoyed the read.
|Robert (220.127.116.11) -- Tuesday, February 27 2007, 09:03 pm|
Thanks Cap, Glad you liked it.
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