Birdhouse | Teen Ink


May 4, 2015
By HayatC. PLATINUM, Louisville, Kentucky
HayatC. PLATINUM, Louisville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one."

My heart is a birdhouse

Home to the most cheery chickadee

Chirping away in the most euphonious symphony,

But falling silent when it finds no song to sing in me.


"On such days, I’m afraid I’m no place for thee;

And it would be

Much more befitting if thee would evolve

Into a melancholy mourning dove."

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on Jun. 22 2015 at 1:28 pm
Promethean SILVER, Kanpur, Other
8 articles 0 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind....

This one is a good example of metaphor and better than the previous one and the suggestion over this poem is that "don't use old words when they fail to give preciousness to the poem". You can see the same suggestions in review panel of my poem "smidgen smile "

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on Jun. 21 2015 at 9:34 pm
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
133 articles 7 photos 631 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green

I love the entire metaphor of this poem, how the various birds that enter the heart represent different emotions and sentiments, and how our heart is merely a place that holds them. Great job with this, it's definitely a poem that makes you think. Keep up the good work :)