Envy Of Birds


the envy of birds

in the quickness of winter

that southward calls

the wings to air


you, delicious sky

loved by distance,

come quietly

to the end of day.


how we've wished

to join the legions

of clouds

and touch

that flawless space.



Words by Allegra Chabay. 2005



Ocean Tone - Words [back to main page]