Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sunshine's song.

PS: This is for my friend's pet who I loved dearly. Sunshine. She had the loveliest voice ever. I tried to make this good but I couldn't. But I do want this to be my 50th post on here.
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Oh little yellow Canary
Perched on top of a mighty tree
You sing songs of melancholy
As we stop to listen.
Everyday your feathers fall
A reminder of your final call
Your sadness makes us all look small
And teardrops in our eyes glisten.


There's a distant look in your eyes
The color of the deepest skies
The window reflecting your helpless cries
But no one seems to see
For a bird's song is always careless
Free of impending worries or stress
So people laugh and say god bless!
Our chirpy little Canary.

Then one morning you were gone
And it was before long
No more was heard of the song
That still lingers in the air
But oh what I wouldn't give
To see you come back and live
And once again hold me captive
In your voice's golden lair.

13 comments:

Pesto Sauce said...

I think birds make the best pet, much better than those scornful dogs

BloggerMouth said...

Lol Pesto! Anything is better than a human companion

RachelW said...

This is beautiful. And yes, oh yes, it is good.

chewmysambhar said...

Delight!:)

And congratulations!

BloggerMouth said...

Thanks Rachel, you're kind!

@Chew - Thanks :)

Brosreview said...

Congrats! This one is lovely! Keep writing!

BloggerMouth said...

Bros, will you PLEASE add me to your list? I can't view your blog anymore and it sucks!

And thank you :)

joaquin carvel said...

"I tried to make this good but I couldn't." - you made it real, and that's better than whatever "good" is.

love the second stanza - and "once again hold me captive / In your voice's golden lair." - it mirrors the beauty of the song & the sadness of the silence - beautiful.

Brosreview said...

@Bloggermouth - Hey! I sent you an e-mail with an invite. Hmm, well, visit my profile and e-mail me. I appreciate your interest to read my songs.

BloggerMouth said...

Thank you Joaquin. I agree what I wrote was honest.

@ Bros - Thank you so much, reading your stuff is inspirational.

The Blue Periwinkle said...

very beautiful..and touching..:)

Govind Paliath said...

Congrats!
Lovely poem! Like the rhyme scheme.

BloggerMouth said...

@ Periwinkle... Thanks :)

@ Govind - Thanks, I'm glad you mentioned the rhyme scheme. Welcome back to blogsville btw!