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The Poem Eagle

February 12, 2022
By Emma_Owens GOLD, Rowan, Nebraska
Emma_Owens GOLD, Rowan, Nebraska
10 articles 1 photo 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.”
-C.S. Lewis


Unwritten poems

Swarm my mind

As I try to sleep

 

They always come

When they can’t be caught

 

Right before bed

In the middle of conversation

During lunch

 

They are like birds

Fickle, fleeting

flying, flitting about

From one place in my head

Then out

Never to return

Eaten by the eagle

Of no pen

No paper

No time


The author's comments:

I wrote this in math when I did have a pen, paper, and time. (math is boring)


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Afra DIAMOND said...
on Feb. 20 at 12:01 am
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
81 articles 7 photos 1705 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

This poem is relatable, especially the first stanza...I love the short verses...