The Other Juliet

September 24, 2010
By Luminescence BRONZE, New Shoreham, Rhode Island
Luminescence BRONZE, New Shoreham, Rhode Island
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Favorite Quote:
"Writer's block: n. When characters get tired of everything you put them through and go on strike."


Shadowed, and dusky
Heartbroken, crying
Tired of life
Tired of trying
Tired of watching
The fairy tale romance
Tired of being
Unfair

Romeo, Juliet
The names strike a chord
Hopeless romantics
Two lovers doomed
The popular, pretty,
Must have their drama
It's not the right moment
But fate doesn't
Care

But the girl in the shadows
Heartbroken, crying
Robbed of her romance
The boy wasn't trying
The other Juliet
Brought down by her love
Just another girl
Unfair

Rosalind, girl of shadows,
Cry your eyes out
They don't really care
The pretty boy
And the pretty girl
Has anyone told you
That life isn't
Fair?


The author's comments:
As you can probably tell, I was inspired by the story of Romeo and Juliet, and, in particular, Rosalind. Poor girl.

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Mich15 said...
on Feb. 8 2011 at 5:24 pm
This is an awesome poem !
I really love it <3

on Nov. 18 2010 at 9:32 am
PlaneWithoutWings BRONZE, Baltimore, Maryland
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I likee this :)

on Oct. 30 2010 at 4:13 pm
Luminescence BRONZE, New Shoreham, Rhode Island
4 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Writer's block: n. When characters get tired of everything you put them through and go on strike."

I know, bai-bai. XD

on Oct. 29 2010 at 9:34 pm
ElizabethY. BRONZE, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
\\\"You must stay drunk on writing so reality will not destroy you.\\\"

Pure awesomeness! I seriously love it.

- Bai bai!


on Oct. 27 2010 at 8:14 pm
writergirl13 GOLD, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
11 articles 8 photos 261 comments

Favorite Quote:
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
Ambrose Bierce

I like this poem a lot! The poem reflects things from Rosalind's point of view, but this is also your own door to the world of Romeo, Juliet, and Rosalind. Thank you for sharing that door with the rest of us. Please check out and comment on a few of my pieces, particularly my newest one that just got approved, "Maybe the biggest of my life". 

on Oct. 18 2010 at 11:59 am
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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I love this! It really makes you think from Rosalind's perspective...keep up the good work!:)

Melody777 GOLD said...
on Oct. 4 2010 at 4:16 pm
Melody777 GOLD, Tonasket, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"It's not who you are underneath, but what you do that defines you."

really expressive, you can feel Rosalind's pain, i like it!

on Oct. 3 2010 at 6:32 pm
Anonymous01 PLATINUM, Baldwinsvillle, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed."
-Ernest Hemingway

This is very good and interesting! I love how you give Rosalind a voice after Romeo is blinded by how 'beautiful' Juliet is, even more so then her. all in all its Amazing what u did :DDD 

Danica SILVER said...
on Oct. 3 2010 at 2:57 pm
Danica SILVER, Avondale, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"It is our choices, that show who we truly are, far more than our abilities." -- Albus Dumbledore

This is great! I love how its based on such a famous piece of literature. Very creative :) Check out my stuff sometime?

Leokatt said...
on Oct. 2 2010 at 1:03 pm
Wow this is really good. I always wanted to know what happend to Rosalind after Romeo forgot about her.




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