It’s National Poetry Month! As a poet (well words sort of tumble out of me and dance around in my head anyway) and a Journal Keeper, I offer you my first poem this month…in honor of all poets great and small.
I believe poetry is for the common folks, like me…not just the literary elite. Poetry is my go to medium for creativity, counsel, psychological well-being, clarity, focus and inspiration.
Writing poetry clears my head, gives me strength, encourages my enthusiasm, and keeps me sane.
I may be no Frost, Collins, or Plath but Poetry is my default.
I Want To Fly Away
I want to fly away
Gazing upward though
to the skies
Lids like shade
Arms like wings
what is needed
will be provided…
I want to fly away.
©2016 Dawn Paoletta
Have a poetic day today, Friends. Stay alert- Poetry is EVERYWHERE.
Oh, and be sure to write a few lines yourself this month…you may never be the same!
6 thoughts on “I Want To Fly Away”
NIce set of words, Dawn.
Thanks you, Cecelia- hope you are well!
I know that feeling. Well.
Poetry of, by and for the common people…yes!! A happy National Poetry Month to you too, Dawn! (I’m attempting NaPoWriMo…a poem a day)
I love that! I used to write poetry. I still have it, tucked away somewhere. It’s terrible. (One of them is titled “Kitty Cat Poop and Bones.” Seriously. I would write about anything.)
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