Juan Olivarez

(september 12 / nyssa oregon)

A Bird In The Birdbath


A bird in the birdbath splashing around,
Failed to notice the cat, sneaking up on the ground.
Happily splashing in the little birdbath,
He became susceptible to the felines wrath.

Water splashed and feathers flew,
As the bird took off to the sky of blue.
Sadder and wiser he perched in the tree,
Staring down at the cat, that had made him flee.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Edited: Friday, July 29, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Bird In The Birdbath by Juan Olivarez )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 6 comments »

New Poems

  1. Surprising Ideas, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. The Endless Sea, Curtlan Popo
  3. Hoping For The Best, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. 'what color is it? ' they thought, after.., Mandolyn ...
  5. mary the narcoleptic shepherd, joni frog
  6. First Encounter - khairy Jamaluddin, john tiong chunghoo
  7. Laugh And Chuckle, Harold R Hunt Sr
  8. In success, hasmukh amathalal
  9. You are not allowed, gajanan mishra
  10. Liaison, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Sir John Suckling

Dost see how unregarded now
That piece of beauty passes?
There was a time when I did vow
To that alone;
But mark the fate of faces;
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Elizabeth Bishop

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]