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mockingbird songs

April 19, 2014
By Love2Read72 PLATINUM, Kentfield, California
Love2Read72 PLATINUM, Kentfield, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Life isn’t about how to survive the storm, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” — Taylor Swift

a mockingbird sings a beautiful song
but the song isn’t its own
it sings a ringing telephone
it sings a dog’s bark
it sings a creaky hinge

but it doesn’t have a song
of its own

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on Apr. 28 2014 at 1:22 am
angelpeach23 SILVER, Flagstaff, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"I think it's fairly common for writers to be afflicted with two simultaneous yet contradictory delusions- the burning certainty that we're unique geniuses and the constant fear that we're witless frauds who are speeding toward epic failure." -Lynch

I really like the idea this poem portrays. The poem is simple and brief, which I think really works in this case. However, I think the last stanza/ line could speak a little more... maybe try making it a little less redundant and more profound. Nice job (: