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Early Bird

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Below is the poem entitled Early Bird which was written by poet Darryl Davis. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Early Bird

The crows have

                         the guns

the pigeons have

                         the numbers

the parrots have

                         public opinion

and most of

                         the birdseed

we scattered



(previously appeared on Poetry Super Highway, June 6, 2011)

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  1. Date: 1/30/2012 3:11:00 PM

    Thanks, Darryl for your kind comment. Maureen

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 6:02:00 AM

    I absolutley love this one.. well done.. GREAT!! ))

  1. Date: 1/13/2012 5:57:00 PM

    Something tells me this is a deep one (too bad I am not too deep thinking) Anyway, I really likes it!! Do you have any poem for us lonely night owls? I don't like those early birds very much!! (sure enjoy your stuff)

    Davis Avatar Darryl Davis Date: 1/16/2012 1:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks. And while I do not usually take requests, I've made an exception in this case. ;-) Check out "23:20" which I just posted. Enjoy!
  1. Date: 1/13/2012 7:16:00 AM

    Enjoyed the political work..Sara

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 5:31:00 PM

    Oh man! i think i found that one of a kind artest.

  1. Date: 1/10/2012 6:14:00 AM

    Too cute Darryl. It made me smile. I do love the birds and feed them all the time. I think there is something to be read between the lines here though. am I right? God Bless, JB

    Davis Avatar Darryl Davis Date: 1/10/2012 6:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks...and there's *always* something between the lines. ;-)
  1. Date: 1/9/2012 9:21:00 AM

    an interesting write. here, in alabama, those cute squirrels hog all the seeds. Maybe the crows can shoot them. Thanks for sharing your work. Jancarl

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 6:36:00 AM

    Nice done Darryl.oxox love from Anne-Lise