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Author Topic: Not On Any Immortal Wings (A Steampunkish Poem)  (Read 889 times)
Agito Novus
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« on: January 07, 2008, 02:24:56 am »

Wind fills my lungs
forcing me to breathe
forcing its way through reluctantly open lips
I fly
because gravity dares not touch me
I scorn this dirt
I fly on machinations
on iron wings and gouts of flame
I am no debtor
to be lifted on a loan of weightlessness
nor am I some disciple
to soar on the wings of angels and demons
I am but man
and I will chase this sky
until my fuel is spent
and the ground rises up to embrace me
For birds may have wings
But men have

Silencius Vel Nex
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