Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Ready to Fly

You take small steps toward the edge.

You stumble and I wait while you find your balance.

You look back at me briefly.

I smile to let you know I am here.

My heart aches as you smile bravely and turn away.

You spread your wings and fly.

My joy is overwhelming.

(Copyright 2010, Linda Rosendale)

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