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Reincarnation of Icarus

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Reincarnation of Icarus

Her eyes are innocent, that doesn't mean she is a dove to settle at the roof of a house and breed. She is a falcon that flies afar, that knows no destiny, no mate, no home.

Weary of storm and starvation, she sits at a nest that is not hers, that is not welcoming. Wounded, she flies away, higher and higher. The further she goes, the less the number of the refuges that she takes. That makes her put her exhausted wings together and sit at nowhere.

The fatigue makes her nest more than before while the bitter experiences make her fly away soon while staring doubtfully at the pleading eyes of the mate who sheltered her for a while. Excuse her; she does not belong to your warm, luring fireplace. She is the reincarnation of Icarus, with waxy wings and no fear of the sun.

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