Treasure Island

Vera Sidhwa


The Parrot


This bird had an attitude,
Right from the start.
It's bright verdure,
It's cute curved beak.

I told him to say the word love,
And so he recited 'love.'
I asked him to say the phrase,
I love you.

So he said, 'I love you.'
Realizing what he said,
He said,
'No I really love you.'

Submitted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013

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  • Adheez Van Der Beanthz (8/14/2013 1:13:00 PM)

    tell me if I'm wrong
    but I caught, there is a hidden meaning than just a description of a parrot here
    I also feel there is more emotion in play than just admiration
    and I love the way you present it (Report) Reply

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