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Falling To Fly

A Septet on Surrender

Anna Murzyn
2 min readDec 10, 2022


We don’t know why we return to try -
desperately longing to fly,
only to find ourselves
wanting -
left high and dry,
and repeatedly falling..

Falling short,
failing some sort
of test each time,
and settling for less
than our true design,
we see…



Anna Murzyn

Wearer of many hats; private poet, parent in parentheses, perpetual nerd and proud of it.