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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Blackbird Dreams..



(I took this photo yesterday)

He sat down to take a rest for a moment and fell silent like the grave to the ground.

His spirit flew through the trees and rested upon the branch of the willow tree. He looked at his body on the ground. Still and silent like his dreams.

He had always wondered when his days would end..And he felt sad that he would no longer feel the waves of wind upon his frame . Or feed upon bread and take baths in still and silent streams.

But he would be able to see..What others did not, and that was the souls of man.

by Nita Barrow- Zimmerman

tonight's song, Turn the Page by Bob Seger

1st video, 1st clip

13 comments:

hiddenart said...

Cool Nita.

delila said...

what a sad story Nita! And the bird looks even more sadder. sometimes birds which have died have not looked this sad...trying to get air on their lungs.
poor little thing! we can only wish he will be feel better else where...

sending lots of hugs for you my friend...
Delila

Donna said...

Oh My.....poor thing! Well, he's in a better place now.....wonderful story to go with the pic!hughugs

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Sally said...

Beautiful words, Nita. Thanks for sharing. ((HUGS))

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Sally: Thank you..Love Nita

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Amanda: Thank you..I thought you would like this.
xoxo Nita

delila: It is only sad that he lost his body..he lives on in spirit.
remember.. the lines between life and death are shadowy at best. edgar alan poe

there was something in the way his skeleton looked that was magic..

donna: glad you liked it. love nita

Classic Charm said...

Nita,
What a sad yet beautiful story you gave that poor bird. Thanks for your card, I love how you made those cards - you're so clever.
Hugs,
Rose

Nonnie said...

you are an amazing writer, nita....absolutely amazing.
hugs,
kimberly

Thrifty Miss Priss said...

Nita, this is beautiful! (the poem)

whitey said...

Nita, the picture of the bird reminds me of an image I seen in my big living room window. One day the sun had hit it just right when I noticed something odd I swear it is the same image you have but mine was more ghost like, I took a picture of it also the bird must of hit the window hard and left a dust like impression it was very odd to say the least

The Artful Eye said...

Beautiful writing! The poor misfortune of this blackbird. When I see animals on the road, I remind myself, "Do not be confused by changing form." in other words the spirit is just changing vessels, it somehow soothes my heart.

I hope your heart is feeling some comfort today.

Jeanne said...

Such a sad picture. Such heartwrenching words too. I love that song, a favorite of mine. {{HUGS}} sweetie

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