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flax-golden tales: heart-shaped cage

February 12th, 2010 by erin

heart-shaped cage

heart-shaped cage

Sting told me if I love somebody I should set them free.

I doubt Sting ever loved anyone with wings. If he did he might rethink such a stupid sentiment.

I suppose the point is to wait for your love to come back to you voluntarily.

I wonder if there’s a difference between setting something free and letting it go?

I probably did it wrong.

I should stop taking advice from my radio.

I worry that you’re lost.

I keep a heart-shaped cage unlocked for you, out on the street where it can easily be seen.

So if one day you return at least you’ll have a place to stay.

About flax-golden tales. Photo by Carey Farrell. Text by Erin Morgenstern.

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2 Responses to “flax-golden tales: heart-shaped cage”

  1. fish says:

    I love this, it’s beautiful!

  2. Liz says:

    I love all of your Tales, but this one is my favorite!