To Him

January 22, 2008
By Hillary Duncan BRONZE, Chesterfield, Virginia
Hillary Duncan BRONZE, Chesterfield, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm a pilgrim on the edge, on the edge of my perception. We are travelers at the edge, we are always at the edge of our perceptions."
-Scott Mutter


You are just a footnote
In my autobiography
A saccharine “It’s been so long”
At our future reunion
Last summer I longed for you
But that was so long ago
We were just two awkward youth
With two awkward hearts
Playing each other like poker cards.
You have a full house?
I have a flush.
Watch me flush you away
Down the drain that leads to a world
Outside of my own.
You’ll be happy there.
You were just a sheep
In my restless, childhood dreams.
A “could have been”
That never was.
And never will be.
I still feel our artificial passion
Thickening the air between us like a toxin.


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on Jul. 30 2009 at 8:17 pm
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

This piece is really deep and amazing. I loved it. Great word choice and your astonishing talent. Good job! [lovehate29]


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