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The Caged Bird

Maya Angelou’s The Caged Bird is one of my favourite poems and it immediately came to mind when I saw the image.

The caged bird sings
with a fearful trill
of things unknown
but longed for still
and his tune is heard
on the distant hill
for the caged bird
sings of freedom.
- Maya Angelou

The Caged Bird
Natalia Tour (b.1972, Russian painter) – Little Bird

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An inspirational writer, a creativity and writing trainer/coach, I write about life, gratitude, healing, wellness, relationships at Everyday Gyaan. I offer training/coaching to anyone looking to explore their creativity and heal through writing via The Frangipani Creative, located in Secunderabad, India. You can also find me on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for my weekly newsletter, Bytes of Gyaan, on Substack.

3 Comments on “The Caged Bird

  1. Such a heartbreaking image comes to mind upon reading the poem! 🙁
    But I also feel, aren’t we all sometimes like that bird, held in different cages, of fears, of anxieties, of people’s expectations…? The list is endless.

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