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Author Name: TrialTheMockingbird34 1 Comments
Date Added: August 10, 2019 14:08:13 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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only at your peril
There are often good reasons
Why people are superstitious
It is never a good idea
To walk under a ladder
Black cats do impart evil
And to cross their path
Is done at your peril
There are certain rituals
That athletes often repeat
And rings we wear that seem
To give us strength
It’s best to avoid a dark alley
It can be the entry to the underworld
The albatross is a bird that remains
In near constant flight
To have It alight on your vessel
Day or night, signals some kind
Of trouble the bird detected
While roving the skies
A single Raven that begins
To show interest in your life
Isn’t something you’d wish for
Where eagles often are singles
Ravens occur in pairs
Lamps found in the sand
Should never be opened
The genie within might seek
Vengeance while the corks
Still in your hand
Some words should never
Be read or heard
Since they are the work of the devil
Or Quentin Tarantino
Some stones should never
Be turned, they’ve been
Laid in their place
By the sure hands of God!

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Comment By: PremiumBruce A. Peaslee on August 18, 2019 12:28:45 PM Report

Mockingbird,   First Off let me welcome you to Creative Poems.  I have been here since early 2003 and , for me, it has been a worthwhile


                     There are all kinds of poets and writers from all over the world here.  If advice, information or just plain acceptance is what you're

                     looking for, sit back, write and enjoy the site.  I was gone for several years; but like all true poets; I've returned to a writer's home.


                    Nice to see that you didn't arrive without work to show;  Interesting concept.  One comment -- It might help to break the work down

                    into divisible lines,  For example Lines 1 and 2 are really one thought.  think about combining them. They are long lines, true, but in

                    a free verse work, the ideas conveyed are the important aspects, and are told in interesting ways.   Might also help to "Justify to the 

                    Center" for clarity                                                       Bruce                                       



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