Monday, July 9, 2012

and so he flies

there he was
so safe in this nest,
protected and nurtured
cared for and trained

then little by little
he ventured
and little by little
more confidence gained

wings eagerly tested,
his limits,
those possibilities
reaching ever higher
all to fly back
once again

but then came the day,
that glorious day
when the true soaring comes 

and so he ascends,
these feathers take flight,
joining the formation
to lead and to follow,
chasing the storm clouds
and into the

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