Birds of a Feather

October 12, 2010
By IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven


1.
There is a bird,
A maternal little bird
Who visits the
Westerly-peak of
My little green house
But once a long gray year.

There is a bird,
A motherly little bird,
Shaped like a teardrop,
Brown and gray
With a sharp black beak
Pointed
Toward the end of the day.

There is a bird,
A wise little bird
Perched silent and unmoving,
A guardian of seemingly
Unimportant things,
A guardian of the voices small.

There is a bird,
A knowing little bird,
With striped-black wings,
And an anticipating look
Above a
Lovely spotted vest,
An anomaly of things
Uncertain.

There is a bird,
An occasional little bird,
At whom I sometimes wonder,
“What
Is your purpose in this
Particular place?”
“And what is so special about
My space?”


2.
There once was a bird,
A hushed little bird,
Who was always deep,
With lovely spoken words,
Of a thoughtful and a
Soulful kind,
Full of voice,
And full of mind.

There once was a bird,
A silent little bird,
Who sang to me often and long,
Of a charming scene,
With a wonderful song.
This little bird,
This thoughtful little bird,
Prompted me once to write
Of the Visiting bird.

3.
There once was a bird,
A hushed little bird,
A black little bird,
And a silent little bird,
Whose word about the
Brown and knowing
Little bird
I
Have always kept.


The author's comments:
A sort-of tribute.

Kinda goes with my photo "Visiting Bird".

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on Mar. 17 2012 at 10:33 am
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Wow, thank you so much :D

on Mar. 17 2012 at 1:01 am
Writer_Jordan GOLD, Ellicott City, Maryland
15 articles 0 photos 183 comments

Favorite Quote:
All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.

Your writing is so professional--I can't wrap my head around how perfect this sounds--good job~!

on Oct. 20 2011 at 4:36 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Funnnnnny that you should think of Raven while reading this... you see, it was written for/because of/to him :] 

Yeah, I think I actually changed it one more time and did that, I like it better that way too, it's more graphic, I guess. 


leafy said...
on Oct. 19 2011 at 9:35 am
leafy, City, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

Again, another amazing poem, I thought of Raven when I was reading this ^_^. Flow was good and the idea was cool, and I especially like the last stanza. My only suggestion, and it's just a style thing it doesn't really matter that much, but when i prefer roman numerals (like "III" instead if "3") when doing numbered things in poems, but it's your choice ^_^

on Jun. 13 2011 at 3:43 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

I'd noticed, that's really cool.l

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jun. 9 2011 at 7:31 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

Actually, I did put my name on my profile. I forgot. My name is Aicha. I chose Aderes because it means guardian and I like to think of myself as a guardian of all people. :) 

on Jun. 9 2011 at 2:02 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

That is always a very good idea :)

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jun. 9 2011 at 1:32 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

I didn't put my real name on my profile because I don't like putting my info online. :)

When I go online, I think to be super-safe.


on Jun. 8 2011 at 2:36 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Gen hannon means 'thank you' in elvish, and I know Aderes isn't your real name, would you rather that I address you with the name you mention on your profile?

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jun. 8 2011 at 2:18 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

What does Gen Hannon mean?

PS. Aderes is not my real name. :)


on Jun. 8 2011 at 12:09 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Gen hannon, Aderes, this is one of the instances where I was able to find a picture that was at least abstractly suitable for my poem :)

on Jun. 8 2011 at 12:07 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Thankee, your comments have been entirely enjoyable.

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jun. 7 2011 at 9:28 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

I LOVE UR PICTURE! :) 

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Jun. 7 2011 at 9:26 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

This is such a beautiful poem. :) 

I really adore this poem too. :) 


on Oct. 29 2010 at 6:45 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Thank you for your praise, this poem was a lot of fun to write!

Yes, it is you :) I was hoping you'd notice! :)

Yes, I have, I decided I wasn't quite outgoing enough to be the Stargirl. It's not like I'm anti-social, it's just that I'm generally not the one to make the first move towards meeting or getting to know people. I'm working on becoming less shy, though.


on Oct. 28 2010 at 7:48 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
40 articles 2 photos 1634 comments

Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

"Black little bird:"

(Hee Hee). That's me!

It seems you have grown shy since I've last seen you.


on Oct. 28 2010 at 7:47 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
40 articles 2 photos 1634 comments

Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

You have created another miracle of words, and I applaud you for it. The wording is both very creative and very precise. You gave this little bird so much character and so many faces. It's a wonderful story, and thanks for writing it.


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