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The Caged Bird is Set Free

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The Caged Bird is Set Free

Our caged bird will sing no more
Though her songs will live on forever
Angel wings she now adorns
With our tears upon each feather

The freedom she sought
The love that she taught
The words that she strung together
Are treasures to keep
While in sorrow we weep
For a world that will never forget her

From the bodily cage
Her soul now flies free
And ascends to the heavens on high
The songs that she sung
She sang for everyone
With a dream that will never die

I will miss our sweet bird
But will remember her words
That she sang from inside the cage
As we hear them repeat
In verses sown sweet
When she was the star of the stage

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  1. Date: 6/26/2014 8:46:00 AM
    Hi this is such an inspirational, beautiful tribute to our Maya! Congratulations on your well-deserved win in the contest! Warmest regards.

  1. Date: 6/26/2014 1:57:00 AM
    Enjoyed the poem with the morning cup of tea. Congrats on the win

  1. Date: 6/25/2014 11:44:00 PM
    nice win..........PD

  1. Date: 6/6/2014 9:33:00 AM
    Hi Joe: Can you please tell me when we get the results of your contest for Cancelled?

  1. Date: 6/4/2014 11:21:00 AM
    A well written tribute... Well done!

  1. Date: 5/31/2014 7:05:00 PM
    Hi Joe: A beautiful poem in tribute to a great lady and an entrepreneur of the arts. great write. I have read others dedicated to her and I wrote one myself. Please read it.

  1. Date: 5/29/2014 2:29:00 PM

  1. Date: 5/29/2014 2:23:00 AM
    a befitting poetic tribute to Maya. Mohan

  1. Date: 5/29/2014 1:03:00 AM
    fabulous tribute Joe. Hugs Jan xxx

  1. Date: 5/29/2014 12:28:00 AM
    Awesome poem. I Just started reading that particular book