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I know why you sing,
on your little perch you cry,
if only to be free.
Ah Haiku, such a lovely thing, this one was written for :iconpoetry-book: 's tournament "Scratch That" For round three we had to write a single haiku with the theme "bondage" keep in mind, this group is all about POSITIVE things, so the message behind this little set of syllables will have to convey that meaning. :) When I think of poetry, I think of Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" it's a poem about fearing the future, and singing for freedom, of being afraid, and lost, and then being able to sing of foreign winds, and new experiences. This is my way of honoring her spirit. This is her poem, may you all feel it's spirit as much as I do. [link]
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Asvia Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!
Brief, but very effective.
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TinyFurrTails Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
just like your comment! :D
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Asvia Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha :D
I guess so. I really like the poem though :meow: :heart:
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TinyFurrTails Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, :) Hope I get past!
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Manigran Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Simple but beautiful. In only a few lines, you capture the feeling of the desire to be free. Great job!
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TinyFurrTails Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :) You think it's positive enough?
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Manigran Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course!
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TinyFurrTails Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great! :D That'll hopefully get me some bonus points ^.^
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KinoDerToten115 Dec 21, 2012  Student
awesome Job Lyss!! I love it Chica :)
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TinyFurrTails Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thannks, is it just so awesome the feedback couldn't fit in one comment?
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