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The mockingbird

January 23, 2012
By prettyinpiink GOLD, Houston, Texas
prettyinpiink GOLD, Houston, Texas
17 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
" Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."

Just as its name applies
Silhouetted against the opague sky
I watch as melodizes the songs that he's borrowed
Trying them each on one by one
Seeing which one gets him the most attention
Trying to attrack that one mate
With a voice that is not his own
And once I gaze up again I see myself reflected in it's eyes
A Petite little creature coveting attention
Trying on lots of different faces to see which works best
And he's up there perading around doing his little tricks
Before coming back down and trying on yet another voice

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on Jun. 25 2012 at 4:48 am
youngspeare BRONZE, Nairobi, Other
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Favorite Quote:
We wouldn't ask a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals; in turn we'd all celebrate its tenacity, we'd all love tz will to reach the sun well we are the roses n these are my damaged petals don't ask me why thank God and ask me how

Nice piece! Keep writing :-) 


on Apr. 24 2012 at 7:34 pm
recurring_resilience SILVER, Ashburn, Virginia
9 articles 0 photos 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
"These are the times that try men's souls." - Thomas Paine.

"You don't understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am." - On the Water Front

"This is my place of failure."

A very interesting comparison.. I love it. :) So creative..

on Feb. 18 2012 at 12:27 pm
Shahiro PLATINUM, Johnston, Iowa
20 articles 2 photos 262 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Soon we must all choose between what is right and what is easy." - Dumbledore (Goblet of Fire)

i really love this poem, though i think just some of the words seem a little out of place. They're probably just spelled wrong. Otherwise GREAT POEM!!!!!!!!

on Feb. 6 2012 at 6:12 pm
silentpeacock BRONZE, Whitney, Texas
1 article 1 photo 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
all it takes is all youve got

:) great and i can totally relate. but i am ocd, so, parade.