Daily Poem: The Heart of a Woman ~ Georgia Johnson

November 14, 2017 | Filed Under Poem for Hela | No Comments

The Heart of a Woman
~ Georgia Douglas Johnson

The heart of a woman goes forth with the dawn,
As a lone bird, soft winging, so restlessly on,
Afar o’er life’s turrets and vales does it roam
In the wake of those echoes the heart calls home.

The heart of a woman falls back with the night,
And enters some alien cage in its plight,
And tries to forget it has dreamed of the stars
While it breaks, breaks, breaks on the sheltering bars.

Armored Heart/Caged Heart by Renee Stout

Armored Heart/Caged Heart by Renee Stout

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