RIC S. BASTASA


Like an eagle upon a nest of sticks


You have so many things
to tell when you are in pain
but respect for other people's struggle
keeps you in a nest of silence
like an eagle on top of
a cliff
on a nest of sticks
still amazed by the skies
marveling
over the endlessness
of space

Submitted: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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