Untitled MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   

One blackbird sat upon a limb

A' singing his favorite song

Another flew down next to him

And said, "There's something wrong."



He cried, "I've flown a hundred miles

Above the shining sea

All through the woods and Around the isles ,

No one was there but me.



I flew above the arid plains

And ice north near the Pole;

Though wells and troughs were filled by rain.

I saw yet not a soul.



The animals have disappeared

The humans gone away

There are no children's cries to hear

No words are left to say.



How glad I was to find you here,"

Sighed he, "I felt alone.

But now I know I have you near

And won't be on my own."



At length the first bird stared at him

With darkness in his eyes

And as the setting sun grew dim,

He flew away to die.





Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 5 comments.


on Jun. 26 2014 at 10:47 am
Sissybug2012 PLATINUM, Union, Missouri
36 articles 0 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"the greatest thing you'll ever learn, is just to love and be loved in return." -MOULIN ROUGE (song lyrics)

Powerful!!!!

on Sep. 23 2011 at 2:55 pm
NatChick SILVER, Muskegon, Michigan
5 articles 0 photos 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it's faced."-James Baldwin

incredible!!!!!

Tootziee said...
on Apr. 15 2009 at 5:52 pm
Tootziee, Phila, Pennsylvania
0 articles 0 photos 4 comments
touching

mindymax GOLD said...
on Mar. 1 2009 at 11:07 pm
mindymax GOLD, Armona, California
10 articles 0 photos 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The whole world looked drunk, and I liked it that way." - Rebeca Godfrey, book title"The Torn skirt"

what a story, using the bird to signify weakness when left alone.

M-Blue said...
on Jan. 20 2009 at 11:55 pm
I think I might cry a little.


SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!