Polly

Writings and Witterings

Language – No Barrier

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The birds
Worldwide
Sing the same song
Twitter along
The tweet highway
Brave at breaking day
Chirp and shrill, cheep and trill
Warbled opening hours
Language
No barrier

Polly Robinson © 2012

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18 thoughts on “Language – No Barrier

  1. Oh, I love it and have this incredible urge to Tweet you, so I am going to go with it 😉

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  2. And some ‘tweeters’ tweet a little more loudly and often than others. 😉

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  3. Big smile on my face, tweetie!

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  4. I didn’t get this straight away, but then I felt like a big tit…. (sorry)

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  5. The vast majority of tweeters seems ot be either peacocks obsessed with the sound of their own song, or just plain old dumb clucks!

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  6. You obvious don’t know the Magpie maffia – their words drip threats as they wait, arms behind their backs, packing back and forth waiting for the morning tithes.

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  7. Except when humans start translating/interpreting their song… Then it becomes ‘tweet, tweet’ in English, ‘cip-cirip’ in Romanian, ‘chioo-chioo’ in Greek, ‘piou-piou’ in French, ‘zwitsch’ in German and so on.

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  8. Nice to remember what a real Tweet is! And truly, most “tweets” I’ve seen make far less sense than the birds;

    Your wordplay is infectious, Polly. I’m grinning, ear to ear. Birdsong is music to humankind, and a gift; birdsong to fellow flock is like avian blogging! Thanks so much, Polly. Peace, Amy

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