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Pelicans



On the ground, pelicans are ugly
But on the water, they are lovely
They fly so low their wings almost touch
I guess that's why I love them so much

About this poem

I live on the Rio Hardy in Mexico. Not only here, but before when I lived in Florida I loved to watch the pelicans.

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Written on June 07, 2022

Submitted by davidg.37672 on June 07, 2022

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Scheme AABB
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 146
Words 30
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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    I like birds
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