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  • Rhymeboy
    started a topic A Brightly Colored Feather

    A Brightly Colored Feather

    I love feather poems! I've written several already (i.e. 'Hope Falls From The Skies' But this one has a special meaning one of hope for the coming year! Hope you all like it!

    A BRIGHTLY COLORED FEATHER

    One day ----- when I was walking
    with an old ----- high school friend
    I saw a brightly ------ colored feather
    being carried ------ by the wind

    The feather was red ----- and blue and green
    And parts were orange ----- like a carrot
    It must be from ----- an exotic bird
    Perhaps ----- a talking parrot

    The feather twirled ----- and swirled
    And the wind ----- carried it high
    Lots of people -----watched it
    as it ----- went sailing by

    A Chinese man ---- was chasing it
    An African ----- chased it too
    A Nepalese man ----- had chased it
    He came from ----- Kathmandu

    A Brazilian woman ------ was chasing it
    A Mexican ------ chased it too
    An American man ------- had chased it
    He came from ------ Kalamazoo!

    Lots of people ------ were chasing it
    as they watched it ------- twirl and swirl
    Soon everybody ------ was chasing it
    People from all ----- around the world

    The feather found
    the perfect spot
    In a very large
    abandoned lot

    The feather hovered
    in the air
    And all the people
    gathered there

    That feather
    made us stay
    And we all watched it
    twirl all day

    Some people
    knelt to pray
    And wondered why
    it behaved that way

    Who would ever think
    it took a feather
    To bring us all
    together

  • Rhymeboy
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    Thank you, Namyh! I appreciate your kind words!!!!!

  • Namyh
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    Rhymeboy - You have captured the gravity of a feather with the poetic eloquence that only the imagination of a poet can produce. Hats off to your creativity and in addition.........I loved it!!! Namyh

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  • Rhymeboy
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    Thank you very much AlbusLycaon!

  • AlbusLycaon
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    Wonderful , i love the last verse !!

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  • Rhymeboy
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    Thanks AtL! That means a lot coming from you! I know how you tend to avoid lengthy poems! Lol!

  • AlexandratheLate
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    Kept me wanting to read to the finish and Great story.

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  • Rhymeboy
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    Thank You very much RLW!!!! I have a collection of such poems with which I wanted to do just that

  • RhymeLovingWriter
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    I agree with poemzone on this one. A delight to read and I could see it illustrate as a children's book!

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  • Rhymeboy
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    Thank you poemzone! Your gracious comments are greatly appreciated! Thanks for stopping by!

  • poemzone
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    superb poetry written here and a very clever to think of concept. loved it from start to end. brilliant.

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