Black Bird

March 31, 2012
By darleneO4 SILVER, Bolingbrook, Illinois
darleneO4 SILVER, Bolingbrook, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
“Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.


Dear black bird your time has past
Should I really be surprised it did not last
T’was a feeling of deprivation
As though it were a fast
Was not aware you could break a heart
Which was already in cast
Black bird Black bird
Why did you treat me so?
Black bird, Black bird
Where did you go?
Black bird, Black bird
You used to be so bright
Black bird, Black bird
Now you fill me with fright
Black bird, Black bird
You are so hard to find
Black bird, Black bird
A new shadow in my mind...
Dear black tiger your time has past
The acquaintance with you was very fast
Really not surprised it did not last
These constant cycles
Always bring forth constant casts
Well dark creatures your time is done
My mind has reached full capacity
Your war is won
My brain has now exploded
It’s now a chaotic zoo
With the explosion of my brain
I’m ready to start a new.
Just take away the pain
I’m honestly begging you
Fine then, I’ll get rid of me
But as I get rid of myself
I'll get rid of you all too…
 

The author's comments:
This poem can be about whatever you want it to be. It's whatever battle that you are fighting or will fight in the future that just throws you over the edge. It's about the battle that finally pushes you into the realms of insanity.

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on Apr. 18 2012 at 4:40 pm
darleneO4 SILVER, Bolingbrook, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
“Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

Thanks so much for your feedback. Grammar is something I've never been the greatest at, but I will definitely work on that.

on Apr. 17 2012 at 7:51 am
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

I saw in your comment that the poem is about insanity. The poem takes on a dark subject. It was kinda like reading "As I Lay Dying" or "The Yellow Wallpaper", in which the speaker is slowly descending into insanity. The only thing I would recommend is that you add a few more commas here and there. The poem would flow better.


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