The boundless leap

The boundless leap

'I' am never alone

Yet the Mind yearn
To possess all that I love
Those that I cannot own


I reach out for the sky
Leap to seize the Sun
Though frail are my wings
and so weak is my leap

One more lesson I learn

One more trip and overturn
I bite the golden dust
and kiss my own failing feet


I rise up to lament
It's out of reach, I cry
I lick my bloodless wounds
and hug my bundle of rich rags


I keep counting my lessons
Not knowing the simple truth
that the ape never leashed
Is neither not released


Once released, 'I' soar
No limits no more
Boundless my belongings
Not a thing 'I' own

© 2013 Anuj Nair.
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