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Set Free

written by: Amanda Eifert



I'll shout it out, have no doubt, I'll fly free,
No whispered tunes of birds flitting off-key;
A hush of melodies from ages past,
Notes, movements, which won't disappear -- they'll last.
So, I'll shout it out like a bird set free.
Singing for love, for possibility,
For the sweetness of words' probability.
To soar, to rise high, past rising winds,
Find His Spirit within, not to rescind --
Those promises not given lightly, but --
Oaths we crossed ourselves, and kept, to catch gusts,
Off the highest cliffs and spread our wings fast.
Wait; breezes tickle wings, catch the updraft.
So, I'll shout it out like a bird set free.
Holy Spirit you flew free, naming Him,
Your Holy Son whose blood liberated sins’ --
Hold on all -- on those who yearned for flight.
There’s no more pain; no losing wicked fights.
No more bullies who pull feathers out; who --
Know not the joy of skies, an unknown blue.
So, I'll shout it out like a bird set free.



Based on Sia's Song and music video, "Bird Set Free."

Amanda Eifert

Amanda Eifert

Amanda M. Eifert is a writer from Alberta, Canada. She blogs at wordpress - Mandibelle16 and you can find some of her recent poetry in an upcoming NaPoWriMo Anthology for 2020. Loves writing, dogs, and her dear friends and family!
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