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Pigeons

Rating: 3.5

They paddle with staccato feet
In powder-pools of sunlight,
Small blue busybodies
Strutting like fat gentlemen
With hands clasped
Under their swallowtail coats;
And, as they stump about,
Their heads like tiny hammers
Tap at imaginary nails
In non-existent walls.

Elusive ghosts of sunshine
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Lynne Owens 27 November 2007

A superb poem to do with children, it is steeped in imagery and they respond to it so well.

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Bombtastic 10 May 2020

Yes totally!

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Garrett 30 April 2018

I LOVE PIGEONS THIS IS A AMAZING POEM! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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unknown 04 May 2020

It should be AN amazing poem.

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dddddddaadaadaa 21 April 2021

i hate this poem -1 star

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hxchbsdhhhh 21 May 2021

lmno

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mysterysolved 13 April 2021

I think that this poem is warming

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skinydic 29 September 2020

hes funnny, makes me laugh all the time

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Bridget 04 August 2020

I learnt this poem when I was about 9 years old at school and have never forgotten it. The imagery in it is perfect and is a complete description of the birds I am watching now.

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Rozza 05 June 2020

Wow awesome great imagery.

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