You tell me when.

July 25, 2012
By ishmael_bishop SILVER, Wilson, North Carolina
ishmael_bishop SILVER, Wilson, North Carolina
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You tell me when no one needs you,
when it’s time to take leave,
when it’s that time to uproot,
when it’s time to fly from the nest,
when it’s time to escape the best and
when it’s time to begin the struggle.

You say when it’s time to run from safety and
when it’s time to descend into the fire pit,
when it’s that time to walk upright on two feet and
when it’s time to run from the fire pit to safety,
when it’s time to take shelter from the struggle.

When do the birds leave their nest and
when do the trees uproot?

When does someone stop needing you?


The author's comments:
Just some thoughts.

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on Jul. 28 2012 at 9:42 pm
ishmael_bishop SILVER, Wilson, North Carolina
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Thank you very much for your comment. This poem meant a lot to me to write, I'm glad that you enjoyed it. 

sumer44 GOLD said...
on Jul. 28 2012 at 2:13 pm
sumer44 GOLD, Arvada, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Friends come and friends go, but a true friend sticks by you like family.

This is a great poem! It flows so nice. Keep up the good work! :)


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