Uniqueness MAG

By Abigail D., Gainesville, VA

Lockers stretch down the hall,
identical to one another.
One cloned from the other,
a never-ending cycle of similarity.
Although, undo the lock,
and each one is different.
No one quite the same as any other,
like a crayon box exploding over the insides
alive with the thoughts of each owner.
Though rarely do you ever see one reverted,
monkeys leap in my gut at how amazing a thing it is,
when it’s possible to see the beauty,
of the
inside out.

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i love this so much!

JRaye PLATINUM said...
on Apr. 4 2014 at 8:33 pm
JRaye PLATINUM, Dorr, Michigan
43 articles 10 photos 527 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you build your house far enough away from Trouble, then Trouble will never find you."

"Have you ever looked fear in the face and said, 'I just don't care.'?"

Beautiful! It's such a creative metaphor, awesome job!  

HudaZav SILVER said...
on Apr. 4 2014 at 2:44 pm
HudaZav SILVER, Toronto, Other
8 articles 6 photos 392 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nothing is impossible; the word itself says 'I'm possible'!" -Audrey Hepburn

lovely poem, and great metaphor

on Mar. 22 2013 at 8:10 pm
Sparkle1pops PLATINUM, Colorado Springs, Colorado
31 articles 20 photos 343 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
- Oscar Wilde

This is a wonderful poem....the imagery is my favorite part

bija said...
on Jan. 19 2012 at 9:22 am
Wow--your writing touched me deeply and I am going to read your beautiful poem at my upcoming yoga retreat on "Celebraing our Uniqueness and Honouring our Oneness" and also at a teen yoga day where we are "Letting our Colours Shine Bright". I am a yoga teacher from Ontario Canada and I am inspired by your positivity!! :)

on Jan. 27 2010 at 7:56 pm
andshesfearless GOLD, West Harrison, New York
10 articles 1 photo 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
when the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
-jimi hendrix-

woah this is an amazing comparision i love this!

wanda said...
on Sep. 9 2009 at 2:25 pm
What a lovely way of looking at people. Especially young people who we often think all look alike because of trends. Yet we are all unique and special.

Thanks Abigail. I'll share this with my youth group.


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