The Swift

Swift sky

I look through the window

I see the open world

A golden glorious creation

Abundant garden of heaven.

 ———–

Above in the crystal sky

Soaring with eternity’s angels

Tasting the morning sun

Flying into vibrant light.

———-

Set me free like the Swift

To glide on tranquil breezes

Drift into consciousness

Lost in paradises freedom.

———-

And then in time return

To feast on the fruit of blessing

Refreshed from the harvest

The joy of the winds glory.

———

Written for Poetry Jam

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13 Responses to The Swift

  1. Sara v says:

    Alan, that was goose-bump worthy! That ending line, so…uplifting! 🙂 A beautiful poem.

  2. brian miller says:

    i have always dreamed of flying like a bird…what a wonderful freedom that would be…

  3. Mary says:

    This really sounds like a good life to me. Well captured, Alan!

  4. Sherry Marr says:

    “The joy of the wind’s glory.” I FELT the flight through your words. Wonderfully written.

  5. Margaret says:

    Drift into consciousness … yes, truly free!

  6. peggygoetz says:

    Oh to fly and glide like a swift would be lovely indeed! Thank you for sharing these thoughts.

  7. Helen Dehner says:

    This is beautiful … ‘soaringly’ lovely (I creating this word for you) lovely.

  8. Poet Laundry says:

    Oh this piece is lovely. And especially ‘The joy of the winds glory.’….fantastic.

  9. Grace says:

    This is beautifully written ~ I like the two ending stanzas ~ The joy of being with the wind ~

  10. Lovely! You captured the freedom of flying beautifully 🙂

  11. Judy Roney says:

    Oh, to fly like this. Beautiful!

  12. coalblack says:

    Flight. Wouldn’t that be a kick?

  13. dani says:

    love the idea of flying like a bird! fabulous last line, too!

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