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Poetry

I Wish I Were a Bird

A poem

Photo by A Perry on Unsplash

I wish I were a bird
to make my home
as far away as my breast can beat
to have feet as light
as tears — unquestioning
as a mother’s embrace

oh, how I wish I were a bird
to have my only worry
to be breathless
over the sea
and no…

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KSHernandez

KSHernandez

I’m an ordinary woman, and #survivor #writing—existing in an extraordinary world. Fuck them lanes. #WEOC #BotBEditor introvert #POMpoet #TBIN #Poetry #Memoirs