I am free

Written by: kathryn collins

drawn down in 
from heaven’s compost
I shall not be.

hacked as though
I were a succulent berry
juiced for the taking
I shall not be.

caught vole by a
diving shrike’s
I shall not be.

I shall be Houdini
wriggling free.

©June 18, 2012
Kathryn M. Collins