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The Sparrow
by William J. Schrader

Friday, August 11, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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My brother the sparrow

The Sparrow
By
William J. Schrader

A sparrow was sitting in the rain
Just outside my window pane;
Itís coat was brown its bill was black
The wind was ruffliní up its back.

I Threw my window open wide
And beckoned him to come inside
He looked at me and blinked an eye
Then turned and flew into the sky

Long I stared into the gloom
From out the silence of my room
Until I mused with whispered sigh
We two are brothers, that sparrow and I


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Reviewed by Richard Bowers 11/17/2012
Which way shall I take the course to my readerís hearts,
What scale and tools do I collect with,
What voyeurís wrap I claim in readiness.
Are the ages of my father come to bear,
Or will be for next generationís benefit:
And for sure hope luck to smile a lot,
Unless I weaken in devotion,
That I harbor this pretext,
Where course is subject to a wanton age.
Gather, flock with us; examine all to beyond:
Valiant person have surpassed our time.
Reviewed by Rovena Tesfaye (Reader) 8/14/2006
Your portrayal of the sparrow vividly shows how in-sync you are with life. Iím glad you shared this poem.

cheers,
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 8/11/2006
I like this...it reads smoothly, not choppy as I find many rhyming verses seem to do...very good job! I enjoyed the imagery.

Susan
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