The Caged Bird

August 9, 2012
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Four white walls
One tall dresser
One twin sized bed
No door
Four white walls
Twenty-nine desk
One teacher
No escape

Three real friends
Makayla, Moriah, and Jay
Authority keeps us apart
No laughs
Three worries
pushing them away, temper, and insanity
No courage

Two adults
Mom and Dad
Husband and Wife
No trust
Two adults
Mario and Luigi
Fleming and Melia
No compassion

One bird
One cage
No flight
One girl
One thought
One goal

I'm Ashanti
The bird
School and Home
Are my cage
One thought
I must fly again
One goal
To fly away from my cage
Mom and Dad don't understand me
Fleming and Melia think they get me
Three real friends who get me but I can't see
Three worries that build while I'm in my cage
Four white walls that are my bedroom
Four white walls that are my my classroom

One day this bird will fly away.

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