the canyon

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    the canyon

    the great bird
    fell
    silently through the sky
    perhaps the feeling came
    that he could fall
    silent and free forever
    though the canyon
    through the center of the earth
    and beyond
    the rush of an eternal wind through his feathers
    the earth a dim star behind him
    he a bright light
    streaking through a dark sky

    before the canyon floor
    became reality
    his eyes once agan held the sun 
    his dull yellow talons
    gripped the warm soft body
    the great wings beat a heavy
    causal rhythm
    lifting him back to the craggy nest
    high on  the mountain
    from where once again
    He would gaze down into
    the canyon

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    Redhead505 commented on the canyon

    02-06-2011

    I like that. There's a flow, a feeling of eternity...how it is, how it's always been, how it should continue. It's a good thing, to remind us busy humans that nature still rolls on in her way; before we came, now and after we're gone.

    Teardrops commented on the canyon

    02-05-2011

    He is free if only for one more time he will fly and feel young again . We all have this wish man or brid great read Marie

    Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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