David McLansky

Veteran Poet - 1,602 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

A Riff On Gajanan Mishra 'I Know A Bird..' - Poem by David McLansky

I know a bird that sings and tweets
From a tree high on my street,
Every morning, every evening,
I hear it’s loud and mournful keening.
“I’m hungry, can you spare some seed,
I’ve grown so driven in my need;
Can you spare a drop of water?
I’m on my way across your border.
My aspiration: to range far
Across the heavens towards the stars;
A bit of seed and I’ll be gone,
I will include you in my song.

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Comments about A Riff On Gajanan Mishra 'I Know A Bird..' by David McLansky

  • Gobinda Sahoo (10/20/2015 12:55:00 AM)

    A fine composition in praise of Gajanan Mishra, on whom fit all words used. (Report) Reply

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  • Gajanan Mishra (4/24/2013 6:01:00 AM)

    I will include you in my song. O my dear David, really a great poet you are. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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