Taking Flight

Poem By Dr. Charles A Stone

Was there a promise
when they met
she might remember
he wouldn't

When they met
a golden eagle soared
above their hearts

she might remember
that she closed her eyes
and wished

he wouldn't
fly away
like the eagle

Comments about Taking Flight

Nice imagery in this piece. Filled with that feeling of hope that the love will forever last. Nice!


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