One of my favorite poems ever (there are many, you can’t expect me to pick just one) is Maya Angelou’s “Caged Bird.” If you haven’t read it, where have you been?? If you have, here it is anyway, from the Poetry Foundation. You’re welcome.
Maya Angelou, “Caged Bird” from Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing? Copyright © 1983
Being a Sagittarius, freedom is something perennially important to me. It’s on my mind even more at the moment, since I’m in currently spending time in Europe, a long way from home and yet somehow not so foreign as I’d anticipated. And of course, as with anything that sparks my curiosity, I write about it. Rebelle Society just published my latest piece of musing, about freedom, the constraints of normality, and the siren call of the soul.
Read the article here, and please take some time to browse the amazing work by my fellow Rebelles! As always, I greatly appreciate feedback, so don’t be shy with questions, comments, or concerns.