Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Touch the Sky

"Touch the Sky" by Brandon Shaffer

How I long to touch the skies
like a falcon with silver wings.
I wonder if the songbirds hear my cries
And aim to soothe me when they sing.

For surely, they know what it's like
To fall short of the heavens;
To find wanting for more.
Exasperated by a world truly suffocating.

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