Poems to share

Dropping Keys

The small man
Builds cages for everyone
He
Knows.
While the sage,
Who has to duck his head
When the moon is low,
Keeps dropping keys all night long
For the
Beautiful
Rowdy
Prisoners.

 

This poem was selected for National Poetry Day by Rachel Rooney. You can read her own poem on the theme of “freedom” in our free eBook.

Hafiz

A fourteenth century Sufi poet.