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Below is the poem entitled MY NYLON BIRD which was written by poet Cyndi MacMillan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I pity the grass anchored to the ground, Watch it reach for the sky, wild with its need, We are no different, rooted, earthbound, The wind pulls at dreams, awakens my greed for wings that life so often supersedes. Then I follow the path of a small kite, Worries leave their nest, thoughts choose to take flight, Gone is the sigh that was buried too deep, My hand clutches a string, my heart feels light, Joy joins my nylon bird though dark clouds creep.
*Dedicated to Nette Onclaud whose poetry is always fresh, never staid. Her words have wings and are not held to convention. Reading her verse is a true education in poetry.

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  1. Date: 4/9/2012 7:08:00 PM
    Beautiful poetry Cyndi, your imagination flies with the kite!

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 6:36:00 PM
    You're like a James Cameron movie--people will line up to read you--because you've earned it and this is no exception!! Awesome

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 4:57:00 PM
    A beautiful tribute to a wonderful poet. Yes, her words are inspiring. have been "bitten" in Linda's contest. Now your it! You must "bite" someone. Have fun! :)) Rhonda

  1. Date: 4/8/2012 10:19:00 AM
    What a peaceful poem to read on this Easter morning. Have a great day, Jancarl

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 8:25:00 PM
    I love your poem Cyndi, and I love the tribute to Nette, I agree, her work is awesome have a great Easter Weekend Cyndi, hugs Vie