Don't Control Your Emotions

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Phillip Helget exquisitly wrote his poem Don't Control Your Emotions. Helget's Extended metaphor comparing emotions to a painting is beautifully written. He uses numerous literary devices to emphasize his point. Alliteration, such as "Splashing streams of free-flying drops for when you cried" and personification when "Amongst the swirling clouds that slowly carry your pain" adds meaning and depth to his poem. From the moment I read his first line I was captivated; this poem is a must read. Thank you Phillip Helget for submitting this heartfelt piece.





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custosimago This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 23, 2012 at 6:32 pm
wow! i didn't even know (until now) that you wrote this about my piece! it seems like forever ago that i wrote that poem... but thank you, so much! i really appreciate it!
 
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