Snakes

April 24, 2009
By FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."


Snakes,
They live.
They eat,
They sleep,
They have sex…
And then they eat
And sleep
Some more.

And the majority
Of their lives
Are spent
Dreaming,
Because,
You see,
They need only eat
Once a month,
So…
They sleep.

And only in a while,
When they’re awake,
They fall in love…
But then they need to
Eat.

And they shed their
Skins,
And they kill some
Mice,
And they bed some
Pretty
Little
Thing…

But in the end,
They both go back to
Sleep.

And that is how
Snakes live.

And that is how
Snakes die.








And not once in that ordeal
Do they wonder about you.
No,
Because
Snakes are too
Self-absorbed…

Too distracted by
The sleep
And the food
And the sex…
Too consumed by their own
Desires.

And Snakes…
Well…
Snakes don’t care
About your personal
Problems.


The author's comments:
Written in honor of humanity. Snakes, the lot of us...
(c) Sam E. M. 2008

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on Jun. 8 2009 at 3:51 am
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

Yea, you told me about that! It is good that a friendship can last, even without much contact... my Prince is doing okay as well, and yes, he's always there for me, even though I might not think so at times. :

on Jun. 1 2009 at 1:31 am
RheaD.Ravenfinger BRONZE, Juneau, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Had a busy crazy weekend. Saw Book at Subway and talked a bit. Book started the conversation and it was fun. I'm glad we're still friends even if we don't talk much in Youth Group. How's your Prince Charming? He's still all there for you?

on May. 29 2009 at 1:56 am
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

Hello! I'm doing alright; trying to stay in love. : And yourself?

on May. 25 2009 at 7:31 pm
RheaD.Ravenfinger BRONZE, Juneau, Alaska
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1 Corinthians 13:4-8

HI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cheese! I got your comment on Nonsense. How are you doing?

on May. 17 2009 at 11:48 pm
RheaD.Ravenfinger BRONZE, Juneau, Alaska
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1 Corinthians 13:4-8

HI S.T.S.!!! Rhea D. Ravenfinger here. Your poem is very interesting and I was wondering if you have written any other poems and put them in Teen Ink. CHEESE!


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