Treasure Island

Besa Dede


A Dilemma


To kill or not the mockingbird?
This is absurd!
Remarked the boy.

Keeps me awake,
With the noise it makes,
Crying for love.

It's not a robin red.
Her voice is dread.
It has no shame!

I try to rest
But she's a pest
Screaming so loud.

It's been so long
With her crazy song.
I can't take no more!

Hidden I have a fire gun
She'd better start to fly or run
To save her life.

To kill or not the mockingbird?
Ah, this is absurd.
Whined the boy.

And…left...

Submitted: Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, March 06, 2012

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  • Aman Sa (11/8/2012 2:55:00 AM)

    Fine print of thoughts. A question rises whether a symbol is the mother or an offspring, for we dont want to incline to a conclusion when the poem is beautiful. Ah tis does not even matter. (Report) Reply

  • R.k Das (3/6/2012 1:11:00 AM)

    'to kill a mocking bird' is a poem full of such thought-provoking symbols, , u have used every symbol for conveying the meaning in its totality, , just remembered the bestseller novel by Harper Lee, while going through this nice poem, thanx (Report) Reply

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