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I Am Just a Baby Brown Pelican
by Rosalynn Moore
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I am a baby brown pelican.

I can’t see; I’m blind.

I never had a chance.

Who’s BP? What’s happened?

I’m hungry; it hurts to swallow.

 

Where’s my mommy?

Are you my mommy?

Masked eyes look sad.

Someone is scrubbing me.

This smells weird.

This does not smell like mommy.

What’s this gooey stuff?

Is my mommy in there?

Tiny web feet unable to stand;

Downy feathers tethered.

Where’s my mommy?

 

I am a baby brown pelican.

I can’t see; I’m blind.

I never had a chance.

Who’s BP? What’s happened?

 

Rosalynn Moore

Apologies to Dr. Seuss

July 10, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Reviewed by Barry Eysman
Dr.Seuss would have fallen in love with such compassion and would be weeping now I would think as am I. Thank you. It says so delicately, think of me, don' I count too?
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Very well done indeed dear lady..stay safe and well..Hugss
Reviewed by Christine Tsen
Clever poem ~ so very sad, the poor thing has had its world altered beyond repair ~
Blessings,
Christine
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