Fluttering

May your golden wings fall from the sky,
Shatter into fragments,
At my feet.

May your fingers twist my wounds,
Prompt my arms to flail like an
Inquisitive insect.

May you whisper timeless lyrics,
Mutate them,
Into significance.

May the last nine strums of your mandolin play.

@alittlebirdtweets2016

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26 thoughts on “Fluttering

  1. EDC Writing says:

    It’s been a long time…so worth the wait to read your words again…all so good…third verse I’m so jealous of…simply pure brilliance.

    • Thank you so much. Sometimes a wave of inspiration hits and I find myself writing, as I did here. Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback, it’s very much appreciated. Best Wishes 🙂

  2. mhembroff says:

    That was a sweet little poem.

  3. Anand Bose says:

    Surreal, psychic, a phantasmagoria done with the finesse of the pen. Reading you is a real pleasure. Anand Bose from Kerala

  4. InfiniteZip says:

    beautiful read, thank you. peace, K

  5. Zanterr says:

    Love the imagery and melancholy atmosphere of this poem 🙂

  6. Grandtrines says:

    Reblogged this on Still Another Writer's Blog.

  7. mikemadigan says:

    Love the post!! Thanks for all the love toward my blog!! Talk soon… -Mike

  8. Disha says:

    Intense imagery and excellent poem. Loved it 👍

  9. milliethom says:

    Lovely poem, Donna. The imagery is just beautiful. 🙂

  10. I really like the line ‘prompt my arms to flail’.

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