Bird of Happiness [RoR - Eleanor]Bird of Happiness [RoR - Eleanor]5 months ago in Drama
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Here I sit again.
Alone, and in silence. It's cold for I've left my dress off for the night,
but can't find sleep.
I feel so trapped.
Caged in by unseen metal bars, warping around me and sealing me in.
When I feel this way, I let the bird out to fly about.
If only I could do the same.
Fly, fly away somewhere. Anywhere, anywhere but here.
- - -
Little birdie has started to molt again.
We haven't any books on birds in the orphanage,
so I don't know if it's the season for it to do such but I still enjoy it.
Seeing him fly around and lose a feather or two as he does,
Only to have it flutter and twirl down to the floor, landing ever gently.
I like to imagine walking down the hall-ways covered in red feathers,
As if covered in a velvet rug and from above more fluttered down.
Red is such a beautiful colour.
- - -
I woke in the middle of the night. Nightmare.
My bird was taken and crushed. Blood streamed everywhere and stained the halls.
Feathers were everywhere, stuck to the wet floor a