Poetry on Odyssey: When Love Comes on Winged Things
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Poetry on Odyssey: When Love Comes on Winged Things

For Sara Walck

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Poetry on Odyssey: When Love Comes on Winged Things
John Rista

When Love Comes on Winged Things

It lands softly on

The Boughs of timid heart strings


Gently flutter weary wings

Breezes: Love and Like

Passing on Airs of Delight


My, have you seen such a sight?

Love, resting on down

Softer than the moonlit sky


When Love Comes on Winged Things

It is but fragile

Soaked in the Dawn’s Early Light


This poem is an effort to draw on the similarities between love and avian creatures. It is a vision of how awesome love is when you first see it, feel it, the ecstasy that accompanies both Godly love and a love borne out of innocence.

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