My Irritations, Aggravations and Inspirations

August 7, 2010

“evanescence”

anticipating
the inevitable flight
of a bird so rare
just to see it lifts the soul
to places only in dreams

song softly sublime
woos the unsuspecting heart
to think it can fly
soaring in heavenly clouds
fluff of feathers, bird is gone

©tlh   8/7/2010

(Photo courtesy of artist)

Thank You, Amanda

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8 responses

  1. This makes me think of the pigeons we have around the place here. They sort of look at me funny and then fly off with a funny, toy pinwheel turning in the breeze kind of sound. A nice evocation of thoughts here, Tracy. 🙂

    August 7, 2010 at 4:17 am

  2. Absolutely lovel, Tracy. Some rather perfect word choices … like “woos.” Has me cooing with delight.

    Have a fab weekend.

    August 7, 2010 at 5:27 am

    • One of Amanda’s wonderful pieces for illustration, I take. Lovely!

      August 7, 2010 at 5:28 am

  3. excellently done,
    it feels perfect to be flying with such lovely sentiment, birds, magical dream, and so on.

    keep rocking!
    🙂

    August 7, 2010 at 5:48 pm

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    August 7, 2010 at 6:30 pm

  5. Ah…this really reminded me of some of the dreams I’ve had… birds coming out of nowhere…and suddenly vanishing!
    (Sigh)… Dream… such a fantastic phenomenon!
    You really have a lovely way of bringing out the romanticism in your readers as well, Tracy…
    Kudos!!!

    August 8, 2010 at 12:59 am

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    August 8, 2010 at 10:15 am

  7. So many comments lately on your work Cowboy…you are quite something and I am so proud of your work…I want to fly too:):):) x

    August 8, 2010 at 2:17 pm

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