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A Caged Bird
by Bourge
Monday, February 14, 2005
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I know you tried to set me free,
when you thought it was right for me,
but maybe it's not good for me:
a caged bird lives in harmony.

A caged bird lives- though captively-
without a fear- though certainly-
It's freedom wasn't there to see,
but it lives in security.

A caged bird shouldn't be let go,
for fear that it will soon be shown
the things it never knew to know-
a caged bird thrives on love alone.

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Reviewed by Barbara Henry 4/18/2009
Charlotte,
This poem is thought provoking.
All of my life I have believed that all things would be better off if they were free,now I read your poem,and I wonder.
This is good.
Continued success

Barbara Henry

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/5/2005
This is so powerfully symbolic and deeply meaningful, Charlotte. Great poem. I so enjoyed getting into it. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/14/2005
Well I got the point of this one. My little bird is perfectly content within his home. I have had him now for eight years. He is a intelligent bird. And I suppose he knows that he is loved because of the songs he sings.
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 2/14/2005
I never really understood the need for captivity
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 2/14/2005
Intriguing point of view. Well done!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/14/2005
This poem makes a lot of sense,provokes thought
and is beautifully written!

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