The BLUEBIRD (tender trust)

The BLUEBIRD (tender trust)

A Poem by Richard
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~ teach me ~


If I come a fledgling bluebird

will you teach me how

to sing;

when I've fallen from my nest

will you mend my

broken-wing?


If I land upon your shoulder

fly my way into

your heart,

will you let me know your love's

safe haven ~ nevermore

we'll part?


If I learn to love and trust you,

bring you twigs from

tender bough...

will you hold me gently to your breast,

my joyous songs will

you allow?


Will your heart soar to see me fly

as I glide aloft upon our

drafts sublime,

my wings spread in proudest glory,

showing my love for you

each time?


When winter's snows have fallen,

will I find you there

to share,

for all my life to you

give all I have,

my beauty

my wings

my voice


... and yet ...


will you really

always

care?



Richard W. Jenkins

©2015

"Trust for and dedication to another living-being is commitment

never to take lightly or for granted ~ The heart and soul

are truly fragile things to take into one's own care,

all too often misunderstood as weakness." 



© 2017 Richard



Author's Note

Richard
Critical, well-intended, reviews are always appreciated. : )

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I LOVE how the blue bird to me represents fragility. The people we fall in love with or that are in our inner circle are meant to be treated with this kind of tenderness and true intent. The images here overflow with a loving scent! This piece speaks of true loves trust both ways in a promise for sure. Like a proposal of sorts. Our hearts are tender and a gift to be had and given. A beautiful reminder of what we are truly offering to another as well as recieving when we take. A responsiblility to remember the little blue bird always as the one we first met.
Another amazing piece!! Clap clap clap

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

5 Months Ago

Gosh, Tabby!
What a wonderfully beautiful, touching, and deeply felt review of understand, co.. read more
Tabby Mac

5 Months Ago

My pleasure and honor! You are so talented I'm grateful to have met you!
Tabby
Richard

5 Months Ago

Me, too … blush*



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Richard,
This poem comes As the vulnerable openness of a heart laid out. In fact as I studied this one I felt that Mr. Blue Bird began to take on personality and soul, even desire and questions of the reader's very life.
As in; "will you mend my broken wing?" "Will you teach me how to sing?" The context is pretty real, as this is a "fledgling blackbird" and "fallen from it's nest."
In just this beginning portion, I could really 'see' the reality of this effort made by your subject.
"If I land upon your shoulder
Fly my way into your heart
Will you let me know your love's
safe haven never more
we'll part?
The entry, 'teach me' at the beginning of this poem is a great start, for in life we are taught if we are teachable.
Trust, giving and sharing were all seen within "Bluebird."
Bless you,
Kathy




Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Nicely penned, I enjoyed this one. I interpreted this as a baby talking to his mother, and it brought sadness at the end.

One of your best, I think. :)

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

2 Months Ago

Thank you, Karen,
Your thoughts and resulting feeling on this piece are certainly appreciated.. read more
I LOVE how the blue bird to me represents fragility. The people we fall in love with or that are in our inner circle are meant to be treated with this kind of tenderness and true intent. The images here overflow with a loving scent! This piece speaks of true loves trust both ways in a promise for sure. Like a proposal of sorts. Our hearts are tender and a gift to be had and given. A beautiful reminder of what we are truly offering to another as well as recieving when we take. A responsiblility to remember the little blue bird always as the one we first met.
Another amazing piece!! Clap clap clap

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

5 Months Ago

Gosh, Tabby!
What a wonderfully beautiful, touching, and deeply felt review of understand, co.. read more
Tabby Mac

5 Months Ago

My pleasure and honor! You are so talented I'm grateful to have met you!
Tabby
Richard

5 Months Ago

Me, too … blush*
Richard, it doesn't surprise me in the least how beautifully penned this truly is. I enjoyed this from start to finish, as I do with all of your poetry. Thank you for sharing this piece.

Posted 6 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

6 Months Ago

Thank you, Paul, ever-so humbly and gratefully, for your gratifying praise and enjoyment of this gen.. read more
I am glad I have read this beautiful craft. That tender love flowing softly throughout the write goes into the heart. I loved the lines, heart and soul are truly fragile things to take into one's own care, all too often misunderstood as weakness. Very very true indeed!
A great write, Richard. Thank you sharing.

Posted 6 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

6 Months Ago

(the rest)
I am so very happy you found and read this hear touching little piece … many ble.. read more
Richard

6 Months Ago

"heart" touching … LOL!
Bala Gorthi

6 Months Ago

It is a great pleasure and bliss reading such excellent piece.
When winter's snows have fallen,
will I find you there
to share,
for all my life to you
give all I have,
my beauty
my wings
my voice

... and yet ...

will you really
always
care?

Richard so tenderly beautiful...
enjoyed reading this work of yours...
the way you have painted each words with soft kind words full of love... yet the question always hangs around will you stay? isnt it...
life is all about uncertainties.. we are never guaranteed of stability still we survive on the hope that all will be well..

thanks for sharing this wonderful creation of yours

Hugs!


Posted 6 Months Ago


1 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Richard

6 Months Ago

Thank you Dear Zenovia, for your beautiful review of this tenderhearted little piece, and for sharin.. read more
Is there anything more beautiful in this world?? A pure and tender heart gifted to another... a promise made and the belief that love will see you through this life...Not sure how I missed this little poem of yours..Sure glad i found it. I love the reference to a bluebird...reminds me when as a child I would find a baby bird and try so hard to keep it alive.. always care, yes.

Posted 6 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

6 Months Ago

Thank you ever-so warmly and sincerely, Susan,
Your heart is as tender as a helpless baby bir.. read more
susancapozzi

6 Months Ago

Warm words that will stay with me all day! ♥️🌹🌹
what a precious heart.
I just love this little bird.
Though so fragile
He braves it and seeks love
Such beauty requires much beauty
Such love requires much love

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

6 Months Ago

Thank you, Connie Dear!
You review is a poem in itself, that touches the heart and soul so te.. read more
Well written and expressed. I like the line, fly my way into your heart. A very sweet write. Valentine

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

2 Years Ago

You are certainly quick after becoming friends, and very sweet, for gifting such encouraging praise .. read more
Naturally I was drawn to this Title..
I Love anything written about the sweet and gentle bird.
But I know this is not truly about Blue Birds
It is about the long-lasting devotion of Love
Yes, a heart is fragile..to be held gentle-soft
And ever guarded against the slings and arrows of life..

"That love is all there is,
Is all we know of love."
E.D.

I did enjoy your words..............Jazz

Posted 2 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Richard

2 Years Ago

And naturally, Dear Jazz, I am drawn to your reviews. : )

It surprises me not at all.. read more
J. J.  Nightingale

2 Years Ago

You are welcome Richard.................:).. J.

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