I Fumbled in the Darkness for My Wings – A Poem by Carolyn Adams

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I Fumbled in the Darkness for My Wings

But they were broken.
So I abandoned flight,
and took to walking,
though “maps”
and “destinations”
were unfamiliar to me.

I’m looking for an adventure,
now, in my wingless,
flightless state.
So send me
on a fool’s errand.

I could use
the experience.

About the Poet:
Carolyn Adams’ poetry and art have been published in numerous journals, including Skylark Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, and Forge Journal. She is author of four chapbooks, and has been nominated for a Pushcart prize. In 2013, she was a finalist for the post of Houston Poet Laureate. 

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