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She Flies

written by: Gauri Dixit

 

She flies
With the rest of them
High
In the sky

Lower than few

Higher than few

They look up
They try
To reach her
They follow
There must be admiration in their eyes
I feel so
But I can't be sure
They are too far
For me to see
All I see is their battle scars

All I can think about is wings
Fluttering, gliding, fighting, wounded

When she can not fly
Will they leave her alone on the ground to die
Or will they find a burial ground for her in her beloved sky

Gauri Dixit

Gauri Dixit

A software professional from Pune (India), Gauri writes English poetry. Her poems have been featured in multiple Indian and international anthologies. She is a regular contributor to many poetry pages and e-zines of repute such as Destiny Poets UK, Duane's Poetree, Glomag, Kubili Cafe, Learning & Creativity, Mind Creative, Spillwords and Stanzaic Stylings. She recently won the 'Reuel International Prize for the Most Promising Poet - 2018'. Her first poetry book 'In my skin, I find freedom' was recently released. She loves reading, photography and traveling.
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