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Box and a Feather

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Box and a Feather

Ticking clock, 
The doorbell rings.
I made a stride, I hear a knock.
A package, the mail man brings.

Stamps and brown paper,
And writing and string.
Inside, I found a note and a feather.
It read such a peculiar thing.

"When you were little I would hold your hand,
And tuck you into bed.
I came running at your demand,
Listened to whatever you said."

"In the clouds, the birds are free
Soaring through the endless sky.
There is one last thing you can do for me,
Spread your wings and learn to fly."

A final attempt to throw me a rope,
So her child can have a life that’s complete.
She said I was her only hope,
To have faith in something that’s concrete. 

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  1. Date: 11/18/2012 7:14:00 AM
    May you fly beyond the heights you or your mother ever imagined. I enjoyed your poem. I see you are pretty new to the Soup as well. Welcome, thanks for adding to the mix.

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 5:33:00 AM
    Beautiful write Adria! I love the way you've brought out the story, it has a nice flow. And the theme and message come out clearly. Well done!

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 1:39:00 PM
    Adria, very... very well poem in rhyme !!! Have a nice weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 11/6/2012 4:17:00 PM
    Excellent write!!! Enjoyed stopping by today. :)

  1. Date: 11/6/2012 6:52:00 AM
    A great write and very enjoyable read Adria. Love, Carol