EclipseOfTheMoon

From the Pocket of a Dream

*A Bird With Two Hearts*

Captured
behind the invisible bars
inside a blur of a mirror
a bird with two hearts
mourned the dead

The night was velvet
her wings were torn

Her mind wandered
across burning bridges
it strayed
beyond the sense

She sung in blindness
she trembled the grief

Yet no tears
to shed
Just a remembrance
to bleed

Inside a blur of a mirror
a bird with two hearts
sings more quietly

Her eyes are closed
Her hearts are stones

Her voice
got broken at dawn

***
© Eclipse 2012
Image by scenicreflections.com

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5 comments on “*A Bird With Two Hearts*

  1. Cardinal Guzman
    May 10, 2012

    Lovely illustration!

  2. eddietwohawks
    May 5, 2012

    silent sadness embraces many hearts yet goes un noticed

  3. Sue Dreamwalker
    May 5, 2012

    This took me upon a journey, one so sad, the lines for me that spoke were
    Yet no tears to shed Just a remembrance to bleed, Eclipse your heart of words always speaks to my Soul.. ~love to you.. ~Sue

  4. Daydreamertoo
    May 5, 2012

    Oh this is sad, I hope it’s not how you’re feeling.

  5. Martin
    May 4, 2012

    I get reminded of wars. How many voices and hearts get broken by cruelty?
    Love this stanza particularly: “Her mind wandered / across burning bridges / it strayed / beyond the sense”.

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