Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Feathers

Pajamas hidden
Under colored skirts
(I wonder which
Is more offensive...)
Cuz the bird who tries
To fly the coop
The one who defies
Is not wont to return.
The murder of
Black feathered ravens
Don't look lightly
At the bird
Who doesn't fulfill
"Birds of a feather
Flock together"
Who is this stranger
Bringing us danger
Unwanted attention
That begs for intervention
But this little birdie
Sings.a different tune
To us, it sounds
Rather off-tune
And clearly she is off her rocker
So we better knock her
Or else

2 comments:

  1. You are gooood!

    This line made me laugh (I wonder which
    Is more offensive...)


    The end of this poem is so sad to me. Why do we do that to someone who does something a little "different"? Don't we realize that will only make them want to run away? Fly further away?

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  2. Thank you :)
    I have always wondered the same... and then the feather keep channging and the weak winged can't keep up. sigh.

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