I C A R U S

 

Speak to me

about the son of Daedalus

who tasted upon his lips

her freedom

and upon his eyelids

her warmth

Speak to me

about his wings that gave in

plunged him, watched his being

shatter as it struck sea

his delirious soul, drunk on innocence

on sin

Speak to me

about my pristine self

as my back meets the harness

and my new wings

as I stand on the edge,

as the Sun beckons

freedom

 

 

 

7 thoughts on “I C A R U S

  1. He wanted to get to the edge of the world.
    Wanted to meet the sun and the stars.
    Then he was so high up, that the sun burned his wings and he fell down into the abyss.
    Down towards the bitter ground, the place he tried to escape from.

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