Broken wings

Colder than the grey winds

That blow from blue seas,

This winter settles on us

Young shoulders bending, almost breaking. 

Struggling under the weight of

Expectations, dejection, hope

We try to catch our piece of eternal sky

In between nimble fingers. 

Sun peers at us from across the horizon 

Setting, to rise on the darker side.

In panic, you look across seas

Tired limbs begging to touch the settling night.

All that I can say is,

Sweet dear child of mine

Broken wings too can fly!


Copyright ©Devika Todi. All rights reserved. 


21 thoughts on “Broken wings

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