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Freedom

An Inverse poem

By Cathy holmesPublished about a month ago 1 min read
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photo by Hakon Helberg on Unsplash

They said I was born to fly

But

It might break me

I may fall

I am afraid

Stop!

I can’t

Free Verseinspirational
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Cathy holmes

Canadian family girl with a recently discovered love for writing. Other loves include animals and sports.

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  • Naomi Gold22 days ago

    So succinct and nicely done!

  • Joe O’Connor23 days ago

    Short and sweet, with a great message about how our fears can hold us back!

  • NJabout a month ago

    love this poem. It's an analogy on life in many ways, as we are too afraid to take flight in our lives and stay stuck or safe.

  • The Invisible Writerabout a month ago

    great entry into the challenge. I'm just sitting here thinking what it would be like to be a bird that was afraid to fly. I have a feeling the thought is going to be like a song you hear and can't get out of your head the rest of the day. lol

  • Great take on this, I am finding this challenge very difficult because it means I have to think

  • Elena about a month ago

    Beautiful!

  • Jesse parkerabout a month ago

    I have a question I posted my story. How long does it take for it to get approved? I knew to the platform. And that's a nice bird.

  • Celia in Underlandabout a month ago

    You are so good at these! Beautiful! 🤍

  • Colleen Millsteed about a month ago

    Awesome work my friend. Good luck on the challenge.

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Whoaaaa, I loveeeeee how positive this was bottom to top! Brilliant work!

  • It was evocative reading down, but I enjoyed it much more reading up.

  • Sara Wilsonabout a month ago

    I love this. <3

  • Hannah Mooreabout a month ago

    Oh, little bird!

  • Denise E Lindquistabout a month ago

    Great!!😊💕

  • Mark Gagnonabout a month ago

    Very well thought out!

  • Kelli Sheckler-Amsdenabout a month ago

    so cute and clever

  • Judey Kalchik about a month ago

    this works great, especially with the photo

  • L.C. Schäferabout a month ago

    Sweet little entry! Good luck!

  • Babs Iversonabout a month ago

    Love it!!!💕❤️❤️

  • Real Poeticabout a month ago

    Ok, you are a master at this!!!!

  • Andrei Z.about a month ago

    A great one!

  • JBazabout a month ago

    Cute, and relevant

  • Alexandria Stanwyckabout a month ago

    This is so good!

  • Mother Combsabout a month ago

    love this

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