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Bird In A Gilded Cage Poems

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The less edifying second verse
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'She's only a bird in a gilded cage,'
so a well-known song has once told.
She married a man well advanced in years
for the sake of his riches and gold.

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Categories: bird in a gilded cage, allusion, corruption, irony,
Form: Burlesque



Premium Member A Bird in a Gilded Cage
I was condemned 
from the first day I saw you.
Bewitched, enamored for ever
by your inexplicable beauty.
Little did I know
where you were to lead me.
I was a slave to Eros,
a fickle love 
god aided by his snide piper Pan.
You brought me...Read More
Categories: bird in a gilded cage, addiction, grief, love hurts, lust,
Form: Free verse
She's only a bird in a gilded cage, an unsung sequel
When the old fellow died,
the cage opened wide,
and a very rich chick
Madov mighty quick.

Moral strictures aren't always a guide.
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Categories: bird in a gilded cage, marriage, money, society,
Form: Burlesque
Super budgie
Blue bird in a gilded cage:


But not as much as a single whistle from it,


and no piping, not even a proverbial peep,


only deafening silence from behind the bars.


To get the little blue beast to sing!


One plays it a symphony by...Read More
Categories: bird in a gilded cage, art, creation,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Mirabel
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Within the Crescent City,
an exotic beauty dwells.
Amid spires and temple domes,
finds the Priestess, Mirabel.

Her hair the color of Raven wings,
almond eyes a sultry brown.
She bears the kiss of Destiny,
upon her face and brow.

Upon the day of her birth,
a beauty mark,...Read More
Categories: bird in a gilded cage, fantasybeauty, beauty,
Form: Rhyme