To Fly/Construct

To experience freedom
The ability to go anywhere
Limitless capabilities and endless possibilities
Fleshly shackles prevent me
Bound to this body
I am tired of walking
To fly is…
Grace and beauty
This form betrays
To fly is…
To construct…
Construct wings
Construct beauty
Construct flight
Untethered by earth
To fly…
Attached to a body bound by the earth
I cannot fly without my construct wings
My construct beauty

About this poem

This is about my journey into becoming who I want to be.

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Written on January 10, 2021

Submitted by bennettm.22202 on January 18, 2023

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme abcddeFdgFhidjklkid
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 421
Words 69
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 19

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Benny is an actor, and writer. They are recent graduate of the University of Memphis with a degree in theatre. Some of their interests include Dungeons and Dragons and Tarot Reading. more…

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