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Short Poem: Empty Nests, Bluebirds, Beckonings & Callings

The bluebird
On a windowsill
Chirps happily until
A beckoning is heard, a call from the sky,
And then,
He spreads his wings ...
To fly.

Clara B. Ray

Written for my baby son Michael,in the United States Air Force. That first deployment was hard & so bitter-sweet with pride & the old empty nest feeling combined!

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Submitted on March 10, 2011

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Clara B. Ray is an Amateur Creative Writer, and a Free Verse Poet, who has been writing poetry for about two years.She writes about many topics, including those that share her experiences & recovery as an Adult Survivor of Child Abuse, a teen alcoholic, and an advocate for domestic violence & sexual assault survivors. Divinity poetry is also one of her favorites.Now 53 years old, Clara takes pride in being a Free Verse Poet, who also embraces all genres of poetry, & has enjoyed adding iambic sonnets, cinquains, tankas & haikus to her collection. more…

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