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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 is a freelance writer and creative writer from Alberta, Canada. She loves the sports scene in her home city, to take courses, learn new things, hang with friends and family, and do yoga. She has also had poetry and short fiction published online in Sicklit Magazine, Silver Bells Press, Her Heart Poetry on Instagram and recently in “An Anthology of Cinderella Retellings: Cinderella Retellings” on Amazon in paperback.
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