Inner Sunshine

Inspiration, Encouragement, and Creative Writing

A Poem for 5/3/17 by Sally Stackhouse

People look at me, they ooh and aah at what they see.

They don’t realise how hard life can be.

My long legs and curvy neck, with wings I can fly up high into the sky.

I stride out over a lake

Aware of a volcanic quake

Any moment a geyser could strike pouring out acidic fumes.

I am of the avian species they assume

I am an oddity in the bird world

Naturalists want to know more

My habitat is toxic to humans.

So they won’t bring their guns

Hopefully I’m safe for now

Another day I’m allowed.

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    Christine Barnes

    May 7, 2017

    I enjoyed all of your stories and poems for this week Sally – a lovely variety 🙂

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