Stare MAG

By Stephanie P., Newark, DE

You stare at me with dreams breathing
in and out of your nose like you are under water,
You kick your legs, and I realize I’m wet too,
and I’m wrapped in your arms,
We sit on the beach and wonder
what it’s all about, the sun rises and sets
Just like today is tomorrow’s yesterday,
I feel tears when I watch sand fall through my fingers
because nothing ever stops, there is no pause to our pulse,
We thunder through each other like a river, a sea
taking everything under,
There are no survivors
when there are two people,
We watch for each other
and wish for each other,
But we can never become one another
though I wish we were just
One being
One soul,
I try and thread my hand through yours
begin to sort through our dreams,
Only to find your dreams are empty of me
and you don’t bother to ask me what the matter is
when I walk away and drop your hand.





Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 7 comments.


i love this so much!

on Jun. 30 2009 at 11:50 pm
icguf615 BRONZE, Mission Viejo, California
4 articles 0 photos 35 comments
very nice. portrays a lot of emotion in non stereotypical way.

on Jun. 30 2009 at 8:27 pm
<3Jasmine BRONZE, Morehead, Kentucky
2 articles 0 photos 4 comments
omg this is a good peoce!!

i love the emotions in it!!

IanG. SILVER said...
on Jun. 30 2009 at 7:15 pm
IanG. SILVER, Gainesville, Florida
8 articles 0 photos 9 comments
reminds me of a girl I know.

on Jun. 30 2009 at 3:52 pm
GlassHeart SILVER, Black Earth, Wisconsin
7 articles 8 photos 168 comments
I really liked this piece! Good Job!

on Jun. 30 2009 at 3:06 pm
MariaMarie DIAMOND, Washington Court House, Ohio
70 articles 0 photos 181 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life's a mountain on a beach"-Unknown
"Will: This is either madness or brilliance. Sparrow: It's remarkable how often those two traits coincide."-Pirates of the Caribbean:Curse of the Black Pearl.

I like how the good emotion comes through, the love but at the end it shows just how empty he really is to it. It's good- frightfully true in some cases :)

aznchickie said...
on Jun. 30 2009 at 5:29 am
aznchickie, Escondido, California
0 articles 0 photos 5 comments
This poem shows pain,realization,life and strength.

I really liked it :]


SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!