Posted: 05/10/2011 in house of love, house of music, house of women

got a sweet green bird

like a wish with wings…

sittin on a swing,

my sweet green bird.

bird got a bell

when she wants, she rings…

and if she get loose,

she fly like hell.

got a green eyed love

with a smile that sings…

got it bad, i think

for my green eyed love.

fly past the pond

and the parson’s church…

my brass bed rail

makes a pretty perch.

got a sweet green bird

like a wish with wings…

wish i tied her to a string,

my sweet green bird.

  1. brian says:

    hope she dont fly to fast
    for you to catch
    that green eyed bird of
    which you sing…

  2. hedgewitch says:

    You need to get Mz Black’s git-tar out the pawnshop. Then she can sit on the front porch swing and rock and sing, and that bird can help with the harmonies.

  3. wkkortas says:

    This is the blues as bad as anyone has had it, and expressed as fine as anyone else has said it.

  4. janiek28 says:

    wow this is a cool poem…so vibrant and imaginative i want to fly around with that green bird…i like the sensuality as well, ummm a lot of sensuality, quite a bit actually…tie her to a string and she can fly you anywhere…stimulating writing and then some…!!!

  5. So beautiful! Especially “like a wish with wings”. I love this poem!

  6. You certainly have a unique and distinctive voice. I’ m beginning to think I may recognise a poem by you, even unsigned. I love this, it is lyrical, moving and possess a brilliant musicality.

  7. ayala says:

    “like a wish with wings” a perfect line 🙂

  8. kez says:

    really lyrical and kind of whimsica,l really liked it thank you

  9. lolamouse says:

    “A wish with wings” is such a cool phrase!

    A bird on a string
    Ain’t as great as you think
    It’ll poop on your head
    Make your hair really stink!

  10. gospelwriter says:

    Oh yeah, I’m singin’ the blues right on with you – very lyrical, lovely… there’s nothing like the blues.

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