Long to Linger MAG

By Arthur Biscoff, Phoenix, AZ

Can a journey ever appear so pleasing as when
it finally ends?
And to begin a new journey
Finding a finishing line only to see a start sign
I never realized just how sweet it was until
I started on another path
And I know
The new one will feel the same some day
But the old feels forever ago
And the unfamiliar never invites
The gunshot resounded and my legs want to stay put
If only so that you will catch up
Like being back in time
I left my provisions behind
I’ve got to find it all along the way
All over again
Maybe some live for it
This fresh start
I can only reflect on what was
The ribbon approaching
Only a trick of the eyes
Finishing early doesn’t count if it just keeps going
And there’s no one racing beside me



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on Sep. 14 2011 at 10:53 am
Rocinante SILVER, Wexford, Pennsylvania
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This is neat! It's sort of like a poem! Good job

on Mar. 9 2010 at 1:10 pm
indeed. indeed

cavalier87 said...
on Mar. 9 2010 at 1:09 pm
cool article

on Mar. 9 2010 at 1:09 pm
awesome article!

on Mar. 9 2010 at 1:09 pm
indeed. cool article

sundevil44 said...
on Mar. 9 2010 at 1:08 pm
cool article!

cavalier87 said...
on Mar. 9 2010 at 1:08 pm
indeed.indeed

koolyo said...
on Mar. 9 2010 at 11:05 am
i think tht it is kool u feel this way

Duckie430 said...
on Mar. 18 2009 at 12:59 pm
Duckie430, Riverside, Rhode Island
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Favorite Quote:
“The secret to life is being who you are and being happy with who you are.”
"Whatever does not kill you only makes you stronger."

good job :)

whoisLauren said...
on Feb. 28 2009 at 1:17 pm
Sad, but true. Haha at first I thought it was about dying, and the finishing early was...well..anyway now that I read it again it seems to be more about love haha :) sorry, beautiful poem though!

on Dec. 18 2008 at 8:42 pm
umm i dont really understand what this is about but i think its really good.. XD

salcedo4 said...
on Dec. 8 2008 at 7:20 pm
your poem is really good

good job!

Lisa T.92 said...
on Dec. 2 2008 at 6:03 pm
I really love this poem because it makes you feel like your running a race, but at the same time your talking about love. I understand how you feel. Good job the poem really inspired me.

Tweedle Dee said...
on Sep. 3 2008 at 8:09 pm
hey, that's kinda cool. i've felt like that before... great job!!!


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