The Traveler

June 21, 2010
By crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.


Can he fit his broken heart,
His splintered dreams,
And shattered start,
All squished and packed,
And folded, stacked,
There in his travel bag?

His torn half smile,
Tattered wave,
Heightened hopes, crashed and caved,
Enclosed, confined,
In musty sides,
Of leather travel bag?

You tell me now,
With furrowed brow,
And lengthly scowl,
And fractured vow,
How did you find,
The strength in mind,
Force him outside,
And worn through travel bag?

Were those the fingers,
Open, warm,
That placed soul’s snapped, cracked, battered form,
Into a sac from dollar store,
Then watched and waved,
Stole, depraved,
From boy and travel bag?

And arms attached,
Were those the ones?
Who’d cradled him as only son?
That grabbed the knob,
Tossed to the mob,
Crossed at boy and travel bag?

So now how can you still explain,
Your total lack of moral pain,
As he turned his back,
Let memories crack,
Along with his travel bag.



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on Aug. 18 2010 at 6:15 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thanks!!     

on Aug. 18 2010 at 6:15 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Thanks!! i took out some words to fit with the rhyming sceme :)

on Aug. 18 2010 at 4:12 pm
silent_reader BRONZE, Columbia, Maryland
1 article 0 photos 41 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I cannot live without books." - Thomas Jefferson

i like youre ryming

on Aug. 18 2010 at 12:54 pm
AudreyM PLATINUM, Delaware, Ohio
41 articles 1 photo 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I exist as I am, that is enough." -Whitman

I like your rhyming, it's very clever. I think you're missing just a few conjunction for clarity, but otherwise, it's very good.


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