Blackbird’s Soar

Blackbird’s Soar

on the wings of night
moments arise
hat free the eyes
to see
what’s broken and dead in life

in morning’s light
 the blackbird’s soar
frees the heart
to see
living possibilities

Written for The Sunday Whirl.  The words this week are blackbird, night, broken, wings, life, moment, arise, eyes, free, light, see, dead.


About Sabra Bowers

Poet / Blogger / Writer
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37 Responses to Blackbird’s Soar

  1. Beautiful and affirming. This is lovely, Sabra.

  2. I admire the positivity of this one: bravo.

  3. Jae Rose says:

    Morning is a chance to start pick up wings..paper..words..and leave all the dark matter for another night..beautifully done

  4. CC Champagne says:

    I also enjoyed the positive outlook of the last line! Very nice write!

  5. drpkp says:

    Lovely contrast 🙂

  6. Positive is so much needed.. thank you for your words

  7. A great direction you took, Sabra. Well worded!

  8. nan says:

    the darkness of night juxtaposed with the hope of daylight. Very nicely penned.

  9. This is so well done. You remind us that the night will pass and things will get better, especially if we’ll put on a positive attitude.

  10. kkkkaty says:

    Something inspirational to read on this rainy day..nice.

  11. Sabra Bowers says:

    Thanks for your visit, Katy. Glad my poem make for a nicer rainy day.

  12. oldegg says:

    When we write we write to please others and double the enjoyment when you feel that pleasure yourself as you surely did here.

  13. Laurie Kolp says:

    I like your positive spin here!

  14. 1sojournal says:

    Yes, positive is a good word for what you have woven from these words,


  15. Pamela says:

    Beautiful and life affirming, Sabra. I needed to read this today. Thank you.


  16. claudia says:

    the blackbird’s soar
    frees the heart
    to see
    living possibilities… i love this.. sometimes it takes something to free our heart so that we can see clearly again

  17. Sabra Bowers says:

    Thank you so much, Claudia. Yes, I think it does. There are huge black birds that soar over my house and the woods around here. I love seeing them soar and seeing them land in a tree.

  18. DELL CLOVER says:

    Very lovely–exquisite.

  19. lynnhesse says:

    You have reminded me there are many shades of darkness and light. My quiet inner voice smiled. I appreciate your work. Lynn

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