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A Drone No More

Beyond the safety of the trees
In heaven’s realm of azure seas
Relying on the lifting breeze
Defying earth’s unwelcome hold
Serenely soaring as they please.

A feathered freedom calls to me
Neath humbling burdens of a bee
Despite the heart of one who’s free

Before I’m crushed beneath the strain
Escape, I must, this droning bane
Emerging bravely from my hive
Swept up, my flight I will obtain.




(For the Birds and the Bees contest)

I wrote this while trapped in the car pick up lane today, where I felt a bit too much like a 
drone bee!

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  1. Date: 9/25/2010 5:46:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Kris! I see you are doing really awesme here at the soup. Have a nice and blessed one,..P.D.

  1. Date: 9/14/2010 2:43:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win with this gem Kris being stuck in traffic can be good for you :) just kidding Wilma

  1. Date: 9/10/2010 8:54:00 AM
    Kris thank you for entering my contest. Congratulations on your win with this fantastic poem. A new contest is coming soon. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/10/2010 7:35:00 AM
    Kris, what a terrific entry! Your note at the end gave me a chuckle too. Congratulations on your win in Carol's contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 10:26:00 PM
    Kris, I am so happy to see you high on the winners' list. This was a neat- O poem. It's nice to see I am not the only one writing poems in traffic!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 9:45:00 PM
    Inspired under stress. Very good Kris. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 8:40:00 PM
    Kris, What a great entry this was and so happy it is being recognized as a winning poem. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 6:42:00 PM
    Real experience related well, good you think of the poetry all the time, Kris

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 6:41:00 PM
    lovely, congrats on your win

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 5:53:00 PM
    Congratulations Kris on your worthy poem for fifth place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 9/9/2010 4:38:00 PM
    Congrats Kris on a super win in Carol's contest with a wonderful write and stupendous win tonight..enjoy my friend with luv..

  1. Date: 8/20/2010 10:44:00 AM
    How are you Kris? :) what a wonderful way to make use of your time, Kris-- this was just a joy to read and enjoyed your take on the contest-- wish you the best in the contest-- btw just a missing "e" in "serenely" hope this helps :) -- nikko :)

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 4:25:00 AM
    Enjoyed the tone of the piquant work that you have entered in the contest..Good luck..Thanks for stopping by my blog and offering the continued support of our family being in your prayers..Sara

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 7:26:00 PM
    Enjoyed your creativity tonight Kris.. good luck in the contest.. awesome message in your Acrostic poetry.. with luv..

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 6:35:00 PM
    AHA , and you took it completely different from others AND from me. Way to go, Kris, with this very interesting little acrstic from you! soupmail