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The Bird

By Haley_Elizabeth, wallingford, VT

He caught an enormously, tiny bird,
in a gigantic cage.
It was very,
very small,
with brown feathers,
and specks of tan.
This special bird,
was a Sparrow,
I'm sure.
It hopped
and hopped
back and forth
within the cage,
not able to fly away.
He didn't mean to catch
this tiny bird.
The cage wasn't meant
for that,
more mice,
than anything.
So this bird,
more frightened
than any creature
I've seen before,
looked at me,
as I knelt down
to its level.
I looked at this beautiful,
terrified animal,

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