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Fly, Snowbird, Fly

Fly, Snowbird, fly…
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Fly high
where the weight of earthly burdens
encumber you no more.
Fly high
where the air is light and crisp and clean;
breathe.
Fly high
where the sun warms your face,
and dries your tears.
Fly high,
where you float on wing
and find your voice.

Sing, Bird, sing.

And, then.
Come back.
Remember the joys here
in the earthly soils,
the dirt of life,
in living.

Fly, Snowbird, fly.

bda
  • January 9, 2011 - 12:25 pm

    Jessica - Cool picture. Are the snowbirds heading my way…most likely. 🙂 Looking forward to the 26th. Have a great weekend.

  • January 9, 2011 - 1:46 pm

    kendal - lovely. just lovely. and i want you to know that i loved what you did for edie on her birthday, and i appreciate that you kept the blog world up-to-date on her tragic experience.

  • January 9, 2011 - 4:09 pm

    Kellee - So so lovely! 🙂

    I’m sorry I haven’t been around in a while. It has been a month from absolute hell, and there was just no way I was going to catch up on my neglected reader. I zeroed it out yesterday, and will stay on top of it this time! I don’t know what I’ve missed, but I know that I’ve missed you! <3

  • January 9, 2011 - 10:29 pm

    Amy Avery - This is such a beautiful photo and poem. Just lovely as always, Patty. I have been inspired. Thank you!

  • January 10, 2011 - 10:15 am

    Cate - Seriously girl, you never cease to blow me away with your words and imagery.

    And hear hear, to what Kendal said about keeping us in the loop in regards to Edie.

    xx

  • January 10, 2011 - 5:33 pm

    Shell - I so adore your blog! I was drawn to it because of your title! Serendipity is one of my favorite words! Have a terrific day!

  • January 10, 2011 - 11:11 pm

    Laura Hegfield - beautiful from beginning to end…to the next beginning set in motion ♥

  • January 11, 2011 - 1:43 pm

    elk - your images and lyrics make my heart sing…

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