Grounded at



written by: Aaron McMillan



Caught once more by human hands,
Only moments ago I was up high,
Now I’m here listening to you,
When will I go back to the sky?

Off guard, for a moment,
I thought I was safe,
Over the years of watching you,
I should have known this wasn’t the case.

Will you take care of me now?
Or is that too naive of me to ask,
My life was so promising,
Now I’m just another captured owl.

Off we go in your noisy machine,
Where will I end up at the end of this trip?
My wings will be clipped, my body studied,
Then I’ll be cast aside, all messy and bloodied.

Aaron McMillan

Aaron McMillan

Aaron McMillan was born in Darwen, Lancashire in 1983. He recently moved to Inverness, Scotland. It is in the Highlands that he began to rekindle his love of writing, visiting, various beautiful and inspiring locations. Aaron believes that everything is poetry; that everything deserves to be written about.

Aaron has been published in several poetry books; Men of Words 2015, The Poetry Anthology 2016, Ripples in Verse and The Wider View. He has also has a book published titled ''In the Highlands''.
Aaron McMillan

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