if i were a fly on the wall

if i were a fly on the wall

A Poem by Deborah Leah Krempa

If I were a fly on the wall


A Poem by debileah
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(for a contest)
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I f I were a fly on the wall I'd have myself a ball.

F lying around playing hide and go seek.

 

I  'd listen in on people's conversations.

 

W ith close observations.

E scaping fly swatters when they try to catch me.

R olling around there heads in circles as I buzz by.

E vading rolled newspaper as they try to swat me.

 

A  fly doesn't get a whole lot of respect.

 

F lying around things that don't smell so keen.

L ike people's trash, dog's dung, and other dead things.

Y ou wouldn't like my job, now would you?

 

O pen the window, I'll fly outside and soar in the sky.

N ow somewhat I'm sure you must envy me.

 

T hese beautiful wings set my spirit free.

H ow would you feel if you were a winged creature like me.

E xperiencing the freedom of flight day and night.

 

W ell if flies could talk, we could tell you.

A  thing or two, like keeping wild animals locked in a zoo.

L ike all the pollution people leave behind, we must live here too.
L ike life without insects, what would you do?


 

© 2008 Deborah Leah Krempa


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i love this, it was a pleasure readinng it, how did you do in the contest with it?

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Deborah Leah Krempa
Deborah Leah Krempa

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I am grandmother,.. My children and my grandchildren I love them all so very much. They are my gifts from my creator, the blessings in this life. I simply adore poetry and the .. more..

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