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Today, I Am #2

Updated on July 9, 2017

February 8, 2017

Today, I am a broken winged sparrow,

Barreling at breakneck speed

Toward no discernible target.

Catapulted off course by a snag in my side,

Unable to breathe for even a moment

I am aching against the aerodynamics,

Destroying my already injured wing

And rapidly unraveling my perfect flight.

I am choked where most birds would sing

I am aching

Because I should have control,

And I do not.

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      Ryan Fuller 2 months ago from Louisiana, USA

      This one might be my favorite in the series. Great work.

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      Isabella Allred 2 months ago from Texas

      Thank you John! I enjoy your work as well and am excited to have time to get back on hubpages again.

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      John Hansen 2 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Very well written, Bella. You are a very promising poet.