Enter Home Planet News Poetry of Issue #6                         Page 24
Click Page 24


THE BIRDS


The birds.
The beautiful birds.
The beautiful birds are.
The beautiful birds are flying.
The beautiful birds are flying in.
The beautiful birds are flying in formation.
The beautiful birds are flying in formation to.
The beautiful birds are flying in formation to the.
The beautiful birds are flying in formation to the stars.


I hear them.
I hear them cawing.
I hear them cawing and.
I hear them cawng azd I’m.
I hear them cawing and I’m afraid.

Will they come.
Will they come and.
Will they come and steal
Will they come and steal my
Will they come and steal my baby?

I’ll hide her.
I’ll hide her in.
I’ll hide her in a.
I’ll hide her in a little.
I’ll hide her in a little box.

I’m not.
I’m not scared.
I’m not scared anymore.

The birds.
The birds won’t.
The birds won’t find.
The birds won’t find her.

What if
What if she
What if she can’t
What if she can’t breath
What if she can’t breath in
What if she can’t breath in the
What if she can’t breath in the little
What if she can’t breath in the little box?

The birds are coming.
The birds are coming.
The birds are coming.


  Bruce Weber