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A rare bird

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A rare bird

A rare bird. 

A rare bird is he with feathers illuminous red and green; 

a bird that only few will ever see and perhaps twas meant to have been. 

This bird flies free over mountains and through the mind of a dream; 

escaping all barriers and leaving only temperance in mean. 

A breeze will lift him to the highest contemplation of being; 

and the rain will make him cry for this means a heart is bleeding. 

The whistle of this bird when heard flows gently and transcends feelings; 

he sits on your shoulder sometimes just to see what books you are reading. 

Don't be mistaken in thinking you'll ever actually be able to see him; 

first you must close your eyes and let yourself believe anything.

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  1. Date: 1/28/2014 3:41:00 PM
    Peter, CONGRATULATIONS, a very clever write, you did well in "Personifing Any Animal of Your Choosing" *enjoyed every poem.......... ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 4:39:00 PM
    Thank you all for your positive comments and keep writing everyone.

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 11:12:00 AM
    Good, but kind of missed the personification idea, I think. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 9:21:00 AM
    excellent Peter both poem and imagination congrats Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 12:32:00 AM
    Enjoyed the personification and congrats on your win, Peter