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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 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!
Brief, but very effective.
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
just like your comment! :D
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Asvia Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha :D
I guess so. I really like the poem though :meow: :heart:
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, :) Hope I get past!
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Manigran Featured By Owner 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 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :) You think it's positive enough?
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Manigran Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course!
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great! :D That'll hopefully get me some bonus points ^.^
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KinoDerToten115 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student
awesome Job Lyss!! I love it Chica :)
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thannks, is it just so awesome the feedback couldn't fit in one comment?
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KinoDerToten115 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student
no....touchscreen nonsense that messed me up ^.^ it is pretty awesome tho yes :D
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Knew you were special :)
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KinoDerToten115 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student
this is awes
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I think you mean this a case of autocorrect :) but thanks weirdo.
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freerainbowchildren Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
aww!!! thats so sweet!!! awesome poem!!!
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! I was instantly inspired, and I hope with 17 syllables I said enough :)
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freerainbowchildren Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
you are very welcome!!! your poem said so much in few words. :)
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad, I think connecting it to that is what developed it so much, people could connect the two.
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freerainbowchildren Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
i agree.
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's a sneaky little trick for success huh?
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freerainbowchildren Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
yup, sure is
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S-i-m-p-l-y Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lovely Haiku~
It instantly reminded me of "I know why the caged bird sings" by Maya Angelou :)
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad! A little bit of allusion is always good ^.^ It develops my 17 syllables far beyond their meaning alone! :D Don't you like how because of that allusion, it connects the meaning and develops it so much more?
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S-i-m-p-l-y Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes agreed. It most definitely does :nod:. It's like you took her entire poem and summed it up into this little haiku-Great ^-^

I wish I still had a passion for Poetry & Writing, but since graduating High school I've gotten lazy :p
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're right! I like your way of putting it :D hehe... quit thinking about it, and just do it
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S-i-m-p-l-y Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why thank you :aww:
I know I know -3-
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome, you know, if you just quit thinking.....
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S-i-m-p-l-y Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll try *shutting down brain* :P
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TinyFurrTails Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Exactly, now just write.
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