Driving by the old house at night

the windows glow on every side,

a warm golden yellow.

My eyes well up

with yearning for home

and I wonder,

do the little birds

that leapt so freely

from their nests

feel a pang of longing

days, even weeks later,

as they go winging by?

This post is linked with Lisa Jo and the Five Minute Friday crowd on the prompt “fly.” Click over to read more posts. To read more posts about our recent move, check out this link: Moving.

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