If I Were An Amoeba

March 23, 2010
By adeline59 SILVER, Severna Park, Maryland
adeline59 SILVER, Severna Park, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"If you inflict negativity on a papaya tree, you have harmed millions of stars." -Steve Ross


If I were an amoeba, I’d wish you were my twin
We wouldn’t let mitosis separate us then.

If I were a little fish, I’d wish you were my fin
So you could steer me to the caves that we could hide in.

If I were a jellyfish, I’d wish you were the light
So you could lend to my two dozen eyes the gift of sight.

If I were a slimy frog, I’d wish you were my hop
So we could flee from the world and never ever stop.

If I were a lizard, I’d wish you were my tongue
You could tickle my mouth through the nights so long.

If I were a sparrow, I’d wish you were my wing
We could have adventures; I’d have reason to sing.

If I were a mouse, I’d twine my tail with yours
We would nibble silently through the owner’s floors.

If I were an ocelot, I’d wish you were my spots
I would lick you carefully because I love you lots.

If I were an orangutan, I’d wish you were the trees
I could scratch my back with you cuz I’d be full of fleas.

If I were a human, I’d wish you were the same,
So that for just this once we could play evolution’s game.

The author's comments:
I wanted to write a poem that would express my love for my soul mate and how it would never die, would in fact span time itself, which is why I chose to analogize my love as something as perfect and permanent as natural selection.

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on Apr. 25 2010 at 10:34 am
XariaRose BRONZE, Bronx, New York
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Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.

eh...dont like it...you add too much science....no one wants to read it sorry




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