Daedalus

Before I fling my son into the sea Before the waves have drawn him from the shore And tumbled him across the rocks and sand, I want one moment when my voice will be The voice they hear, the people on the strand, And after that I'll ask the voice no more. What some can touch by gesture or by smile Or some quick answer lightly blown away, I want the wind to hold so they can hear So they will know that knowing is a mile From ocean - though wet with ocean spray, Before I weep and bring the waves more near. For Icarus who melted in the sun, While I flew firm, is the immortal one.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK