A Messenger From the Sky
Today, as I sat filtering through
the thoughts running through my mind
I heard an entrance at my front door
and turned around to find
an unexpected visitor .....
A beautiful redbird flying
passed me toward my hallway.
I could see the red bird's fear
and the sight moved
my heart to tears.
The beautiful bird perched on the windowsill
looking from inside out.......
I felt the longing, inside the tiny life form,
to once again fly free......
I stood above the redbird, talking to him
As my hands reached down, carefully,
to raise the glass and set the beautiful
3:58pm April 14, 2014
The red bird brought
me beauty and peace-
before the tears
and heartache. jt