Stay

by [M(/)U]   Mar 31, 2019


all I have left

in place
of hands to embrace

are wings emptied and frayed
to fly away.

but I still want to stay

behind.

beside you.

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  • 4 months ago

    by Daniel

    A really simple but uplifting and sweet poem. Lovely :)

  • 4 months ago

    by Zia Mikaela

    This is lovely!

  • 4 months ago

    by Star

    This is simple yet unique. Love it!!

  • 4 months ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    This made my heart smile and I love the tranquilty of this piece yet the reassurance that though you have frayed wings, you will stay anyway. Remain either with someone you love or remain at home, or the place you belong. There's almost a humble tone I noted, with saying "all you have left" but it is enough for you to simply stay with this presence that will be all you need.

    Simple but eloquent poem and I love the strength of those two bonding words "beside you". I also think the spacing worked well for this with that extra line in between.

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