If I Could Fly


   If I Could Fly


If I could fly, I’d fly to you

If I could fly, I’d fly in the blue,

And darkness too

I would travel the globe,

And bring back trinkets and doodads,

With pictures of beyond


If I could fly, I’d lose myself in the rainclouds and lightning storms

If I could fly, I’d forget my fears and inhibitions

Freedom would call my name in the song of the bar-headed goose,

Who flies the highest above all God’s creatures

I would sore above the mountains of the Northwest

I would fly above the smog and death of the skyscrapers


If I could fly, I’d fly to you

If I could fly, I’d take you out of this wretched place called “life”

But for now, I’ll watch you sleep peacefully,

With you in my mind

You sleep at peace,

But your mind is at war


Fly away right now


   - C.J. 



The night before I wrote this, I had a dream that I could fly. At the time, I thought I was in love, and this was written for her. 

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