To fly up high in the sky like a kite
would be so very sublime
Higher and higher I would go until barely my tail would show
Up into a sky so blue leaving the land far below within fluffy white clouds above
And kites of every size like me
waiting patiently to be set free
Ami (Gypsie) Offenbacher-Ferris lives in Southport, NC. Published in Cameron Art Museum’s Writers Respond to Art Program, published in Whisper’s & Echoes, and in 50 Give or Take for her story, Love, also in Visual Verse for Mother Earth. She received competitive honorable mention for Abandoned Memories in 2021.