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Blog Posted:1/6/2013 11:22:00 AM
 

Eight feathery class Aves (starlings)

Encompass a mud puddle

Between a cornfield and highway

Each taking turns splashing around

While the others stand vigilant

For any imminent danger

From above or from the traffic

Jam my wife and I were caught

Amidst, while impatient drivers

Vented their frustrations by blowing

Their different, raucous sounding horns

at no one in particular.

I looked at the feathery flock

and said, we should be as content.

What was that dear? She inquired.

Nothing dear, just thinking out loud.

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  1. Date: 1/7/2013 11:20:00 AM
    i felt right there in the car with you! I love the last two lines especially!

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  1. Date: 1/6/2013 8:53:00 PM
    Read it twice to make sure I got the meaning....nice words...Seren

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  1. Date: 1/6/2013 6:04:00 PM
    Loved it!

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8/26/2014DuskVerseallusion,
7/4/2014Streetcar Named DesireVerseword play,
6/13/2014WordsVersemythology,
4/21/2014AlcoholismVerseaddiction,
3/24/2014A Birdbrain PoemVersehumorous,
3/23/2014Prisoner Of LifeVerselove,
3/18/2014The RiverVersememory,
3/7/2014ImpressionsVersememory,
2/28/2014A MuseVerseinspirational,
2/23/2014IntriguerVersewoman,
2/11/2014A Chilly VisionVersenature,
2/9/2014Fire and IceVerselove,
1/24/2014CloudsVersenature,
1/20/2014HappinessVersehappiness,
1/18/2014SilenceVerseimagery,
1/13/2014Winter SoliloquyVersephilosophy,
1/7/2014BeautyVersenature,
1/2/2014Vanished EgosVersecharacter,
11/27/2013Required Horn BlowingVersepollution,
11/17/2013WillowVersenature,
11/5/2013LenoreVersedeath,
11/3/2013TenacityVersenature,
10/22/2013Face of a goddessVersebeauty,
10/18/2013Mother NatureVersenature,
5/28/2013Green BananasSonnetdeath,
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