birds of the air

bethel (#1)

tweeet…tweet…chirppp

yes yes of course

all of you

yes of course

you sing

because you are alive

in motion

singing through

bars and cages

ascending

to high places

where lies

shame

and fear

disappear

in the chorus

of your beating wings

made weightless

by songs

that crown the king


even the sparrow (#2)

come

build your nest

here

where i can hear

your song

watch you raise

your young

send forth a wind

lifting their arms

watching them leap

with joy

into the song

every heart sings

when it finds

where it belongs


and the swallow (#3)

come to me

restless

unwanted

disgruntled downtrodden

let the pain

be forgotten

as you build your nest

and find your rest

at my altar

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