I Used To Fly (poem)

Oh friends passing by

High up in the sky

Where I use to fly

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Remember the days

The endless parades

Of imagination

Which we would fly through

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Such dreams we made true

Raining down on people

Dancing in the shadows

Of things which they could do

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But why should they try

When heroes like I

Would come drifting by

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Remember the times

Smiles fashioned by us

Enjoying the wine

Of endless applause

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All those fancy claws

Of heavy jeweled crowns

With which they lavished me

And caused my vision pause

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My ego worked high

To what once flown by

As dreamer did die

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Remember the when

Standing amid crowds

Reading passing text

Of another’s day

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And to my dismay

They lost their sense of crowns

Turning again toward sky

Which took my tears away

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cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

great poem .. wish to be next.!


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ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

what a wonderful and magical way to start my day-the poem and video are stunning-thank you

Kim


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

I used to dream I was flying quite a bit when I was young. I haven't had a flying dream in quite a while. Usually, I was flying to get away from a bad guy, so I guess it's a good thing I no longer fly. Guess the bad guys gave up on me!


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Sounds a great feeling


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Another great one Martin..


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Profound and well said.


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Different and interesting.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Interesting flavor.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Your poetry wants to make me soar through the skies. Passing this on.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Wonderful and shows off your great talent. Here's wishing you a great day.

Eddy.


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teaches12345 3 years ago

I have had dreams of flying and it was a tremendous feeling of peace. Your words here are what we do feel once in awhile; as if something has flown off and away from us.

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