Siren Whispers

Siren Song

Little Sparrow


The thought
perches upon my shoulder,
like a sparrow,
quietly undemanding,
yet claiming my attention.

It’s softness and patience
unmoors me,
as time races
past the point I felt certain I’d reach,
the person I’d become …

Published on Medium: P.S. I Love You for Poetry Sunday

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© 2020 Christine Kelly All Rights Reserved

Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash

Author: sirensong1208

I created this blog as a way to express myself using my poetry and photography. It is a reflection of who I am and of the things that interest me. I have many muses…perhaps the greatest one being my love of the sea, how I gravitate to anything relating to water, how I feel a pull toward it deep in my bones. At times I will be revisiting content that I have shared on Twitter which has, until now, been the forum I have expressed myself in. That said, the content will change over time as the blog grows and develops. It is my hope that the reader will enjoy the journey.

2 thoughts on “Little Sparrow

  1. In Tolkien’s stories, the Hobbits don’t reach maturity till they’re 40, (or maybe even 50 I forget) I think its got to be inspired by normal humans too!!


  2. Self awareness is a beautiful thing


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