Birds of a feather

Not all poems are swans
Nor do all words have the grace of a flamingo
Poems can be chirpy
Easy on the ear like a singing sky lark
Some poems can be vulture like
Swoop down on you like an eagle
The thrush is a poetic bird
Watching a V of birds indeed is poetic
The ordinary duck is not indeed ordinary
Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder
Not everyone gives a hoot
About the difficulties the poets find themselves in
But there is beauty in the hoot of the night owl.

© Chris Black.

Hi, my name is Chris Black also known in some parts as The Poet’s Poet.
To date I have one book of poetry and short stories published titled Same Train, Different Track.

You can find more of my poetry if you are inclined @

My spoken word poetry on sound cloud @

If you would like to have your work published in The Poetry Bar send your poem, a few words about yourself and the link to your blog to the e-mail 

2 thoughts on “Birds of a feather

  1. I love the imagery and flow. Thank you!

    1. Thank you kindly

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