What is it about that sound
The song from a bird
It calls to me

But why
Is it just the beauty in the notes
Possibly the way the tones sooth

Or deeper yet
Does it feel my longing
Using my dreams to beckon me

Driving me
Making me want to take flight
And feel the freedom of the wind


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Inspired by the sound of birds coming awake as I left for work.


bird, song, longing, flying, flight


  • Arco Iris  R
    Arco Iris Ralmost 3 years ago

    Beautfiful write and inspiration. I’d say that all of the above is what makes the songs of the birds so beautiful.

  • Thank you, and you are right, those songs are beautiful!

    – 8upchef

  • Karirose
    Karirosealmost 3 years ago

    Oh yeah, take flight, freedom of the wind! :)

  • I would in an instant!

    – 8upchef

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooalmost 3 years ago

    beautiful write

  • Thank you!

    – 8upchef

  • Donna19
    Donna19almost 3 years ago

    Tis not the bird tis the excitement of living in the present moment no matter where you are or what your hearing you are just enjoying being present.

  • What a wonderful thought! A comment that is a poem in it’s own right!!! Thank you!

    – 8upchef

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...almost 3 years ago

    Wonderful writing… You took me to great depth, then released me into great freedom. Love it!

  • Thank you so much…glad I moved you!

    – 8upchef

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 3 years ago

    a world without song birds would be very quiet and lonely, I think.

  • So very true…Thanks!

    – 8upchef

  • George Coombs
    George Coombsalmost 3 years ago

    Great writing Larry, sensitive and engaging, congratulations on the well merited feature

  • Thanks George, glad you enjoyed!

    – 8upchef

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosalmost 3 years ago

    In reality… a naked and brilliant reality,
    it is calling unto you.
    Wise men would say….“it is YOU”….
    enphazising the idea of your personal separation
    from that sound..but that sound is nothing more than….
    a vibration…universal..and thinned through the incredible
    device of sound that the little bird has…..just for you.

  • You are always so perceptive when it comes to my words, and I appreciate your appreciation!!!

    – 8upchef

  • Paul Hickson
    Paul Hicksonalmost 3 years ago

    this is so lovely, beautifully written!!

  • Thanks, I appreciate that!

    – 8upchef

  • vkatt0304
    vkatt0304almost 3 years ago

    This is a nice sweet poem. I enjoyed it a lot. I like how you took something so simple, such as birds chirping, and used it to make something extraordinary. Great write.

  • Thanks, you might say they spoke to me!

    – 8upchef

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