deepundergroundpoetry.com

Image for the poem The bird of hermes

The bird of hermes

The bird of hermes
No complete metamorphosis shall take place
Forever cocooned inside, never to see the light
Fallen prey and victim to circumstances

The bird of hermes

Wings eaten never to sprout and touch the sky
An incomplete Birth
Beauty never to be seen
Endless colours never to reflect the light
And take pride in the marvel that comes

An abortion of thought
A decay of state,
A life never to be lived
Dreams never to be realised
A barren flicker of hope
An parallel flaw in the course of nature
Done and never undone

The bird of hermes

A born blasphemy to God,
Punished for no sin
No light to touch the face
From the obyss to the grave
From emptiness to damnation

The bird of of hermes
Wings clipped to keep me tame

poetOftragedy
Written by poetOftragedy
Published
Author's Note
An incomplete birth cycle of a butterfly, cacooned forever to never take flight
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
likes 5 reading list entries 5
comments 8 reads 51
Ahavati Ljdynamic RiAN Cipher_O SLYMBEKQUEEN
Commenting Preference: 
The author encourages honest critique.

Latest Forum Discussions
SPEAKEASY
Today 3:01pm by JohnnyBlaze
SPEAKEASY
Today 2:54pm by Wafflenose
POETRY
Today 1:35pm by Grace
SPEAKEASY
Today 1:03pm by JohnnyBlaze
COMPETITIONS
Today 11:46am by Addi82
SPEAKEASY
Today 11:05am by Northern_Soul