You lie awake
Your chest shakes
A naked bird
His voice unheard
Hours into the night
The world sleeps
But oh not me
A freebird sings and brings tears to the soul of an empty sky
A firefly burns and yearns to escape the fate of a dark cage
The fluttering of life’s flight
Will your bird paralyze you?
Or set you on a blazing, fiery trail of freedom?