The Bird Within

We all have a bird within us.

Not the cool wings part.

Just a frail heart &

an urge to fly.

 


Presented during the Overload Poetry Festival Short Poetry Ticker, September 2010

Published in SpeedPoets Vol. 9.7 (September 2010)

Author: Mark William Jackson

Mark William Jackson's work has appeared in various print and online journals, including Best Australian Poems 2011, Going Down Swinging, Cordite, Popshot (UK), Rabbit, Page Seventeen, SpeedPoets and The Diamond & the Thief. Mark's debut poetry collection "The Frequency of God" is available now through all major outlets, see https://markwmjackson.com/the-frequency-of-god-is-now-available/ for details.

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