The Bird by Gabrielle H

I’m the bird, I sit in a cage

Others laugh as I rage

Filled with thoughts filled with boredom

I decide to build a kingdom

I don’t have many friends, I don’t have much family

But when I’m alone I finally

Know what I must do and say

To survive for just one day

And never hurt another’s feelings

To get along with other’s dealings

Singing songs and playing along

Finding a place where I belong

Though I have not much freedom, and such a small home

That though I can never fly, never roam

And others say I’m sheltered, filling me with rage

But I have not much choice, for  illnesses is my cage

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Posted on April 30, 2018, in Student Writing. Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. I really, really, love this. It’s amazing. Such a beautiful piece.

  2. Oh, this is so amazing!! Your writings are always so good!!

  3. Bridget Bishop

    I’m being honest, a little jealous that I didn’t come up with this on my own. Keep writing stuff like this!

  4. This is amazing Gabrielle! I love it. It’s such a beautiful piece.

  5. This is lovely! I love the imagery that immediately popped into my head as I read it, and the simple yet sure emotions I felt for the bird!

  6. Gabrielle Lovell

    This is beautiful Gabrielle so much emotion and I love the image it paints. Just beautiful!!! 😀

  7. Sofia Cabrera

    Wow, Gabrielle!! This is really amazing, I love it so much!! Awesome job! ❤ 🙂

  8. This is a wonderful piece, Gabrielle! I absolutely loved the analogies you used.

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