Thoughts in the afternoon

January 4, 2013
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Okay, so I see a pigeon.
and it looks injured.
and I wonder, how did it happen?
and I wonder about its home.
and who is waiting for it.
and why did it come here.
and what is it looking for.
and if it likes life.
and if it thinks it's fair.
and I wonder if it knows where it's going.
and after today, where will it go?
Why did it come here? next to me.
While I think I wonder if it knows what I'm writing about.
and if it acknowledges my existence, and if other people do.
And I wonder where did the pigeon go?
And I wonder who I am.
and I wonder where will I go.
and if I do go somewhere.
and if I'm like that pigeon, lost.
and I wonder if it's just me that's lost.
and I wonder if just because I'm here today, I'll be here tomorrow, and the day after, and the day after that.
And the light is gone
and the pigeon is gone.
but I'm still here,
and that's all that matters.

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MumfordandSons27 said...
Feb. 10, 2013 at 6:05 pm
This made me think about life haha. I like poems that make me do that.
HPRGSuperFan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 20, 2013 at 10:15 pm
I love the repitition and the way you compared your life with the pigeon's. Really innovative:) Keep up the good work!
Writergurl101 said...
Jan. 13, 2013 at 9:15 am
that was really good. I told you last night that I would read and comment today so I did, but now i gotta go sing. Bye, you are a really good writer keep up the good work!!
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