Get Your Premium Membership

Short Bird In A Gilded Cage Poems

Short Bird In A Gilded Cage Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Bird In A Gilded Cage by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Bird In A Gilded Cage by length and keyword.


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.
...

Read More
Categories: bird in a gilded cage, marriage, money, society,
Form: Burlesque



The less edifying second verse
I
'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.

                 
                    II
The gentleman died, the cage opened wide,
the following verse is  untold,
and a very rich chick was off mighty quick
before her dear husband was cold.
...

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