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A Predatory Bird

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A Predatory Bird

There are too many roads,
that have lead me down it's path ---
It seems the further I journey,
the more society shows me their rath ---
So I go on into this mystery called life ---
Even though each day greets me like an ex-wife ---
Burdens do not diminish as one grows older ---
Infact trouble doubles and the public seems colder ---
When I am out and trying to have some fun ---
I run into individuals who attack like a sniper's gun ---
Not with an angry fist or an evil word ---
Rather they'll cast an evil eye, like a predatory bird ---
Relations often tell me to ignore this harrasment and pay them no mind ---
This is rather difficult when these citizens act like they are out of their mind ---
Pushing and shoving to get ahead everyday ---
Just to make enough money to live day to day ---
In the end when there is nothing left to do but die ---
Will you laugh and be at peace or scream and start to cry?

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  1. Date: 1/17/2011 5:52:00 PM
    "Evil eye like a predatory bird" genius

  1. Date: 5/23/2010 1:48:00 AM
    good one, Sheol. And I got a kick out of that line about each day greeting you like an ex-wife. YIKES> you have not had many of those, have ya?? Where do you live, by the way? Luv, andrea