Fly

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Fly



Standing on a tower, more than three hundred feet
She was watching a movie of her life,
in her head, as tears fall, and she tries to smile
She spread her arms like wings
Tears still falling, but she wants to fly
She closes her eyes, and held her head
high

Should have known better, her expectations too high
She's someone with two legs but can't stand on her feet
She may have been breathing, but she did not have life
She's undead blend with living, greet them with a fake smile.
And at night when she breaks, she would grasp for her wings
She forgot she was human, and therefore cannot fly.

How she wanted to fly!
More than thousand feet high
Never walk on her feet
And explore her whole life
Maybe then she could smile
She would look for those wings

She'd been hoping for wings
For she wanted to fly
She wanted to be happy, like she's on sugar high
Like someone lift her up, and swept her off of her feet
How she long for it! She wanted that her whole life
She just wanted to be happy, she just wanted to smile. 

But it takes all her strength, just to muster one smile
For all that's left was a set of broken wings
Never better than angels, even worse than a fly.
Always falls at the bottom, and no chance to get high
Always stuck on the ground, with her two broken feet
She was tired of these things, she was tired of this life

There was no one out there who cares for her life
But she tried to be strong, while she wear a fake smile
She cried out for help, but they pulled out her wings
Screaming "Girl, you are human, and therefore cannot fly!"
She know it herself, but is it bad to aim high?
"I will show them," she says, as she ran on her feet

Life, now hanging on a tower, more than three hundred feet
She wears a real smile while she stood way up high
Spread her arms just like wings, took off--- and fly.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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  1. Date: 1/31/2016 6:21:00 AM
    Happily flight around the world`s nest. Congrat.

  1. Date: 1/31/2016 5:38:00 AM
    Emotional first post and very deep... Welcome to poetry soup... hope your flourish among this vibrant community of poets...

  1. Date: 1/31/2016 5:38:00 AM
    Emotional first post and very deep... Welcome to poetry soup... hope your flourish among this vibrant community of poets...

  1. Date: 1/31/2016 4:33:00 AM
    Welcome aboard Julie. It's a delight to have read your work. Do get inspired everyday and share your works with us :).

  1. Date: 1/31/2016 12:28:00 AM
    Hi Julie, WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 1/30/2016 10:03:00 PM
    Julie,, Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 1/30/2016 9:54:00 PM
    Beautiful.

    Anne Avatar Julie Anne
    Date: 1/31/2016 12:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks! This is my first Sestina poem and it's actually a homework for my AP class but I thought I'd share here :D