A Lesson in Brevity

A Rehearsal in Fairy land by Richard Doyle

Young fairy princess

barely can fly

sings to the birds

who gather close by

Delighted, she timbres

trills, and warbles

the birds stop eating

closed beaks and bills

Nestlings starve

their parents entranced

young princess learns

price of her gift to enchant

Power and responsibility

like harmony to melody

from happiness a sorrow

now limits her singing spree

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