The Stained Glass of a Vulture

November 3, 2011
By PhoenixCrossing GOLD, Tinley Park, Illinois
PhoenixCrossing GOLD, Tinley Park, Illinois
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Like a mother, I must give birth.
Cook and warm literature at my hearth.
When words breach prematurely,
They’re raised slowly, but surely
Until prepared for harsh life on this earth.



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FireIgnited said...
on Jan. 6 2012 at 4:44 pm
FireIgnited, Valley City, North Dakota
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The rhythm is wonderful and makes it a very fun read. Nice word choice and line separation. I might come back later and check out more of your work, but right now I'm pressed for time. :)

on Dec. 12 2011 at 4:51 pm
dontforget GOLD, Cortland, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The best things in life are left unseen. That's why we close our eyes when we cry, kiss, and dream."

Wow, this is fantastic! (:

on Dec. 12 2011 at 3:28 pm
applesauceHater SILVER, Nikolaevsk, Alaska
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arent you a master of poetry;(but now i'm jealous, and for the very everyone probably is too. this is just wonderful:)

on Dec. 11 2011 at 11:23 pm
PaigeStreet PLATINUM, Juneau, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"Stay golden"
- Johnny (The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton)

Pretty deep! Simple, but good. 

on Dec. 3 2011 at 12:59 pm
poetic.eyes PLATINUM, Everson, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
eARTh

I agree here! They have meaning unlike other limericks I know.

on Dec. 2 2011 at 10:22 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
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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

Y'know, I'd kinda figured limericks were always just silly, apparently they aren't O.o

Your limericks are really good, they seem so earthy, like they're grounded in the dirt. It's beautiful. 


on Dec. 2 2011 at 8:12 pm
Helena_Noel BRONZE, Burnt Hills, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I'd rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way: The eye's a better pupil and more willing than the ear, fine counsel is confusing, but example's always clear.” -Edgar Guest

I disagree, respectfully, With RWB. I think it was the perfect leanth, there are so many more things that could be said that I think you were smart to end it there, or it would have gone on forever. This reminds me of a poem that I wrote as a little kid called "story pie". It was a little more whimsical than this though, and not nearly as good. Great work, Five stars!

on Dec. 2 2011 at 7:43 pm
ReadWriteBreathe PLATINUM, Pocatello, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
"You have to consider the possibility that God does not like you" Tyler Durden Fight Club

Once again, great poem. I'd like it if it were longer though. Short but it has a very powerful effect on the reader. Great job.


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