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

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Dodo

They come in all shapes and sizes
some are long and thin, others fat
little ones broad as they are long
some with hairs that give a sting

All kinds of colours we come in
circles and stripes adorn us
winged critters are some of us
others have legs or even none

Our main task is to clear up
to compost the old vegetation 
to pollinate the flowers
we are essential to continued life

           DODO

Dodo is Swahili an East African language for insect of any kind

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  1. Date: 1/6/2014 12:58:00 AM

    This is funny in a way my nick name for my doggie is dodo, lol but i enjoyed your poem also. cheri

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 1/6/2014 6:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Cheri poor dog lol mind you he will never know. ty for reading Shadow x smile hug
  1. Date: 1/5/2014 1:34:00 PM

    Hi Shadow thanks for this it shows I am never to old to learn, love it, all the best Poetowen

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 1/6/2014 6:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Owen long time dear nice to see you ty for reading and enjoying Shadow x smile hug
  1. Date: 1/5/2014 12:29:00 PM

    I didn't know this. I remember hearing of dodo birds and I was at first thinking it was going to be about a bird!! but that all changed with the sting! Wonder if there are any birds that can sting us!! A very cute poem.

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 1/6/2014 6:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Andrea slightly different pronunciation the bird is dough-dough and the insect do do lol,, birds that sting perish the thought ty for reading Shadow x smile hug
  1. Date: 1/5/2014 11:03:00 AM

    I love how you write about nature and its elements love. This is another masterpiece from your quill. Have a wonderful Sunday. Hugs and love Gail

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 1/5/2014 12:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Gail nice to see you Ty I appreciate your feed back Shadow x smile hug
  1. Date: 1/5/2014 10:04:00 AM

    you are very perceptive, shadow.. love the attention to details and how!.. the dodo i know is an extinct bird; this kind is bettter.. huggs!

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 1/5/2014 10:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi Nette the pronunciation is different but yes the wingless bird a sad loss ty for your company and time Shadow x smile hug