Black Bird

March 31, 2012
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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…

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beautifulspirit This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 17, 2012 at 7:51 am
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.
darleneO4 replied...
Apr. 18, 2012 at 4:40 pm
Thanks so much for your feedback. Grammar is something I've never been the greatest at, but I will definitely work on that.
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