Black Bird

June 7, 2012
By Shelbi Franks BRONZE, Muskegon, Michigan
Shelbi Franks BRONZE, Muskegon, Michigan
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What if every man transformed into a raven by day?
Creator of man will put the sun in the sky claiming light as their own.
Darkness turns the woman nocturnal;
the children wide-eyed.
One will die; one will not be born.
Black wings will soar; the dead will no longer bare witness.
They perch on the church steeple awaiting death. CAWWW
A bad omen by day;
a guardian by night.


The author's comments:
The subject of this poem was inspired by The House of Night series by PC and Kristen Cast.
The entire poem was inspired by my love of mythology.

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on Oct. 6 2012 at 8:52 pm
Cool! I like this. Very interesting! Good job!


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