A Taste of The Sky that Falls

My Baby Boo

About the day he brought me to his house:
We had more fun than I thought we would do,
I never thought that so, he had a spouse,
But I got pregnant with his baby boo.
 
We had more fun than I thought we would do,
It wasn't supposed to turn out this way,
But I got pregnant with his baby boo,
I had to tell him, though, what would I say?
 
It wasn't supposed to turn out this way,
Having a baby with a married man,
I had to tell him, though, what would I say?
Will he understand?  Do all that he can?
 
Having a baby with a married man,
Or will he leave me all out to the ditch?
Will he understand?  Do all that he can?
I felt so alone, I had no good pitch.
 
Or will he leave me all out to the ditch?
I had to go away, not let him know.
I felt so alone, I had no good pitch
And so I left town, a new life to sow.
 
I had to go away, not let him know.
I never thought that so, he had a spouse
And so I left town, a new life to sow,
About the day he brought me to his house.



  Learning About the Kid

I bumped into her in a country town,
So surprised, I hadn't seen her for years,
With her face contorted into a frown,
Holding to him tightly, a child in tears.

So surprised, I hadn't seen her for years,
'I must confess, but is your wife with you?'
Holding to him tightly, a child in tears.
She said:  'There's something I just wish you knew.'

'I must confess, but is your wife with you?'
I said, 'No she isn't is something wrong?'
She said:  'There's something I just wish you knew.'
It seemed like bad news, I had to be strong.

I said:  'No she isn't is something wrong?'
'This child is yours, you were never aware.'
It seemed like bad news, I had to be strong.
It was the first I heard, I met his stare.

'This child is yours, you were never aware'
And that was because she knew of my wife.
It was the first I heard, I met his stare,
This is the little boy who'd change my life.

And that was because she knew of my wife.
I could never tell Belinda of it,
This is the little boy who'd change my life,
He even threatened our divorce a bit.

I could never tell Belinda of it,
With her face contorted into a frown,
He even threatened our divorce a bit,
I bumped into her in a country town.

Birds
  
As birds soar over the sky really high,
The ceiling bends slightly towards them all,
Their whispers freeze upon our lips quite dry,
For when up there, no one can hear them call.
 
The ceiling bends towards them all,
As the clouds are cast lower than they seem,
For, when up there, no one can hear them call,
They surge above us, as if in a dream.
      
As the clouds are cast lower than they seem,
Their whispers freeze upon our lips quite dry,
They surge above us, as if in a dream,
As birds soar over the sky really high.


 
As the clouds are cast lower than they seem,
Their whispers freeze upon our lips quite dry,
They surge above us, as if in a dream,
As birds soar over the sky really high.


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Reviews

Chiara Damiani:  I really love how the poems flow! You use a very interesting writing style as well, I've never seen it before. I was really happy that you used the second poem to continue the story of the first. Keep up the amazing work! I can't wait to read more from you! 
                                                    
Sydney Stapleton:  I read "My Baby Boo" and you instantly had my attention. In just a few lines, you expressed so much, and without giving a lot detail, I got exactly what you meant. I loved that you repeated several lines in different stanzas and then switched them up in the ones that came next.
Your fifth stanza is the only one that starts with a question, and to me that totally threw off the rhythm. I had to go back and reread which stopped the flow for a second. Other than that, very well done.

                                                                                                                             
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