Diane Hine

Silver Star - 4,143 Points (25 July 1956)

A Satin Bowerbird (A Short Pantoum) - Poem by Diane Hine

Rearranging blue
ornaments and shiny words
perfects your pantoum
Mister Bowerbird.

Ornaments and shiny words;
Mister Bowerbird,
but you’re always so busy.

perfects your pantoum,
but you’re always so busy
rearranging blue.

Topic(s) of this poem: nature

Comments about A Satin Bowerbird (A Short Pantoum) by Diane Hine

  • Valsa George (3/24/2014 12:22:00 AM)

    The bower bird is so busy arranging and rearranging objects to decorate his cage! So Mr Bird has his apartment ready to invite Miss bird....! The comparison of building his nest to writing a pantoum by arranging words in the right order is very ingenious! ! (Report) Reply

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  • (3/22/2014 8:28:00 AM)

    Loved what you did with this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (3/7/2014 2:46:00 PM)

    Bowerbirds are amazing - good one Diane, love the form. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 6, 2014

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