The Invitation

January 18, 2013
By schuy PLATINUM, Chatham, Virginia
schuy PLATINUM, Chatham, Virginia
33 articles 4 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion." ~Rumi


yellow cardstock paper
with bold-faced printed words
announcing The Party
that you Can't Miss
and how much Fun It Will Be
handed out
in the hallways
by girls with shimmering hair
cascading like waterfalls down cheeks
and strawberry-flavored smiles
passing papers from one
to another
spreading exponentially
and infecting the school
"Did you hear?"
mutters the breeze that sends
the flyers rippling
in the sea of Who's Who
as I swim through
empty-handed


The author's comments:
This piece is based off the many experiences I had where a certain group of "friends" always had get-togethers and I was never invited.

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schuy PLATINUM said...
on Feb. 3 2013 at 1:47 am
schuy PLATINUM, Chatham, Virginia
33 articles 4 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion." ~Rumi

Agreed! And yes, I will!

on Feb. 2 2013 at 4:57 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Ya know what? People like us have to throw our own parties! Great poem. Comment on one of mine?

schuy PLATINUM said...
on Jan. 28 2013 at 1:23 pm
schuy PLATINUM, Chatham, Virginia
33 articles 4 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion." ~Rumi

Thank you so much! I like that suggestion a lot, so I'll keep it in mind!

juneday GOLD said...
on Jan. 26 2013 at 1:36 pm
juneday GOLD, Barrington, Rhode Island
16 articles 1 photo 27 comments
beautifully written! so sad.. I have also experienced bieng left out of stuff my friends were doing together. maybe you could change "waterfalls of hair cascading down cheeks?" to "waterfalls of hair cascading down their backs?" just my opinion.


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