Treasure Island

Bri Edwards


'And This Year's Winner Is.....'...Who Cares? ....[Birds Seeking Food; Very Short; Humour/Humor]


The sparrows line up for their TAKE-off
on twigs strong enough not to BREAK off.
The time is drawing NEAR....
for event of the YEAR.....,
when crumbs are thrown out from the BAKE-off.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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a fanciful idea. i like both crumbs and birds. i may have been watching sparrows finding bread crumbs or birdseed outside my apartment window with snow surrounding them.

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(Feb.2006; revised 2013)

Comments about this poem ('And This Year's Winner Is.....'...Who Cares? ....[Birds Seeking Food; Very Short; Humour/Humor] by Bri Edwards )

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  • John Westlake (9/18/2014 4:22:00 PM)

    You didn't share your cake with me? ? Why? ? At least the birds enjoyed it I suppose which is fair enough. (Report) Reply

  • Danny Draper (2/20/2013 2:08:00 AM)

    This is a great musing, Bravo Sir. Great imagery and the hint of freshly baked cake. MMMMM (Report) Reply

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (1/25/2013 9:05:00 AM)

    bread crumbs are thrown not only for birds but also to the human at different situations! what you see through your window is very spectacular! (Report) Reply

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