(written April 2023)

Unsplash Image by Ian Taylor

A dead bird
lies on the side
of the road.
I could not see its eyes.
But I wondered how
many miles it had flown
before it reached
its demise.
As I look up at the sky,
another bird soars and flies.
I hope it knows
how to cross a road.

Copyright © 2023 Maggie Watson

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Published by In the Shadow of my Pen

Indie Poet and Author✍️ of four collections of poetry. Chronic Fatigue Warrior💪 Volunteer, Solo Traveller✈️ and Yogi🙏. Spilling ink from my heart and soul. My writing is real and raw, so if you are looking for a fairy tale you are on the wrong site!

2 thoughts on “Birds

  1. We enjoy reading your blog! Your unique perspective and real voice have an impact in the world. Keep sharing, because your thoughts make a difference. Thank you for being you!

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