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The bird in the tree

    looked down at me

And asked

     "Why do you cry?"


I told the bird

    "That is absurd.

          There's something in my eye."


The bird in the tree

    again spoke to me.

It questioned

     "Why do you lie?"


I said to the bird

     "That's rubbish and curd!

             Mind your own, by and by."


The bird in the tree

    wanted once more of me.

It's query

    "Why don't you try?"


I answered the bird

    with just that one word.

         To the bird, I replied





◄ Trying New Things

Mother Goose is Loose ►


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Lisa C Bassignani

Thu 27th Jun 2019 00:18

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Lisa C Bassignani

Wed 26th Jun 2019 10:32

Thanks to every one for all the Flowers and comments.
I really enjoyed writing this one.

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Martin Elder

Mon 24th Jun 2019 16:42

That reminds me of my children when they were around two and half three who would say why to everything.

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Mon 24th Jun 2019 12:29

Enjoyed this idea very much.

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