We Still Listen

March 18, 2010
By Mikaela GOLD, Bellingham, Washington
Mikaela GOLD, Bellingham, Washington
11 articles 29 photos 150 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Here I stand, I can do no other."


Why is it
that we can hear the birds chirp us a 'good morning',
even through closed windows and doors?
Why is it
that, even though we shut ourselves away,
we still listen?
Are we all that much different from the birds?
We
are
all
animals.
So why is it
that we genuinely think nothing of it
when we place ourselves on such high thrones
while we ignore
but
still
listen?

The author's comments:
I had been sitting here at my computer, listening to a bird's chirps outside. I wondered how I could hear it so well, for none of my doors or windows were open.
I'd decided that the only reason I heard it was because either I wanted to hear the bird, or the bird wanted me to hear it.

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JeanGrey GOLD said...
on May. 26 2010 at 11:57 pm
JeanGrey GOLD, Mason City, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying."-Oscar Wilde

AMAZING TO THE MAX! 5 stars!

kj63 said...
on May. 8 2010 at 12:34 am
I liked it, too.  Amazing how much insight you can have sometimes, when focusing on "next to nothing."

Mikaela GOLD said...
on Apr. 21 2010 at 11:27 pm
Mikaela GOLD, Bellingham, Washington
11 articles 29 photos 150 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Here I stand, I can do no other."

Thank you so much - I appreaciate you taking the time to prove that you actually read this :)

Most people just skim, rate and leave. So, thanks again ^^


on Apr. 17 2010 at 5:57 pm
sasssgirrrl22 PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
29 articles 0 photos 267 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Giving up is not a part of my vocabulary."
"Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."
"Truth be told I miss ya, truth be told I'm lying."

oh, i reallly like this! i actually read it twice, seeing it could be taken in different ways. amazing job! btw, u def accomplished wht u luv, capturing. gr8 job;)


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