Valley Bird, a poem

Inspired by the theme of “Hana(saki) Valley” from the video game, Okami

Like a breath of fresh air

Rising from the cool, moist depths

Of a valley that once lay dormant,

I, too, take flight

And gaze at my new surroundings.

 

The colorful trees laden with young fruit,

Water rushing down from a cliff

Only to meet what it tries to escape —

These sounds pierce the feathers of my wings

 

And give way to my eager descent.

But as I lay in the sky,

Feeling the sun brush my eyelids,

 

My mother’s call awakens me.

She smiles and warmly holds me in her hands.

 

I am loved.

Creative Commons License
Valley Bird by Kaleiyah-P is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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