Ode to the Almond MAG

January 29, 2010
By Darrick Samuelsen BRONZE, Grants Pass, Oregon
Darrick Samuelsen BRONZE, Grants Pass, Oregon
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The most precious
jewel,
treasure chests
piled in the palace of sultans
overflow with your
ageless
goodness,
I, like a thief in the night,
enjoy your riches
from the confines
of my secret cave,
the pantry.

A gold nugget,
shattered
within my mouth
like a sweet and gentle
bomb.

A brown rhino's knee cap
containing a hidden
lake
of milk
Oh, Brown Raindrop!
I drink
your reservoirs
to hydrate
my soul.

Your taste
enchants
like the captivating
rhythm
of a jungle
drum.

I eat you
half a heart,
my heart,
a crisp and gleeful
legless
beetle,
light as a pumice pebble,
dense as
a black hole.

Raw,
you bring me
to naked beginnings.

Roasted,
a fire erupts,
writhes
and dances
until coming
to comfortably
sleep in the
den
of my core.



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on Jan. 30 2010 at 9:28 pm
abeatlesfan65 GOLD, Stillwater, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down." - T.S. Eliot

Some people might say "You wrote a poem about almonds?" But I think that's what makes it good. You took a thing that normally isn't at all poetic, and made it so. That's a sign of a good poet. Keep writing!

on Jan. 29 2010 at 11:13 am
AbbotRabbit GOLD, Abolana, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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This poem has great flow and insight.

I really enjoyed it.

Lovely poem darling =]

-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-

XxIll tell you Im an orphan after you meet my familyXx


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