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BirdCage

By LaurinaWrites All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry

Chapter 1


I walk into a cage of landscaped roof

and flavored fumes,

dimly lit corners of sombreros and welded reptiles on the ceiling,

in a town of murals where cash is king from past crimes history.

A rainbow feathered bird sits on a perch by the door

daring for a cup of tea where time stands still

from a world of counterfeit smiles and organic greed.

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Laraine Smith: In addition to being humorous, this story is visual! This is also a beautiful story. Keep up the great work! :)

crissy: Awesome work. The characters are so beautifully flawed and easy to relate to. The protagonist Bethany Hill is a woman that I would definitely want to meet in real life. The author has managed to make me visualize the story like a movie. The two time frames of past and present are also so beautifu...

Laraine Smith: I was also a victim of verbal, physical, and sexual abuse by my father. One time, he threatened to beat me with a belt. This story enabled me to talk about it. Thank you. :)

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