A bird in the sky

A bird in the sky
takes flight into
the city up high
breaking speeds
In and out of the
heart of the city
with a breath
what I see is
not this or that
But nothing less
Than a beauty
Living to breathe
Fighting to live
Up against it all
What are the things
Of such a dream

About this poem

Describes the signs of a bird in a moment of flight.

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Written on May 05, 2022

Submitted by Norrel28 on May 05, 2022

Modified on April 06, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 274
Words 63
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 16

Norrel McFadden IV

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  • AIDA
    I absolutely loved reading this poem! The imagery you create with the bird taking flight into the city is stunning, and I could almost feel the rush of wind as it breaks speeds. Your language is both descriptive and poetic, painting a vivid picture for the reader.

    Your message of seeing beauty in simplicity is inspiring, and I appreciated the underlying theme of resilience and fighting against adversity.

    If I had to suggest any improvement, it would be to consider playing around with the line breaks and punctuation to further enhance the flow and impact of your words. But honestly, that's just a minor tweak in an otherwise fantastic piece. Keep up the great work!
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