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May 9, 2011
By Mario Pajaj GOLD, Park Ridge, Illinois
Mario Pajaj GOLD, Park Ridge, Illinois
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I sit inside my room and I
look up at the ceiling but I
can't see the home that I'm living in.

And though I
sometimes feel lost and I
tremble in the frost, I
somehow find warmth in the
words being written.

See I
learned long ago that we
don't always know how to
live in the homes
we've been given.

And like the swallow outside my window, I
watched her build her nest, and I
realized that we don't live in homes,
but we build them.

Brick by brick,
day by day,
'til there's somewhere we can go,


The author's comments:
After my breakup, I began to feel out of place, and found out that we aren't home simply because we have somewhere to live, but we are home because we have people that care about us. Our home is the relationships we build.

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on Nov. 20 2011 at 6:33 pm
alaskanman BRONZE, Washington
2 articles 1 photo 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
'I see' ,said the Blind Man to his Deaf Wife as he grabbed a hammer and Saw.

If it wasn't finished when you uploaded it, then what is the last line of it?

on Nov. 20 2011 at 6:31 pm
alaskanman BRONZE, Washington
2 articles 1 photo 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
'I see' ,said the Blind Man to his Deaf Wife as he grabbed a hammer and Saw.

I really like this poem and i would have to agree that you do build your house metaphorically for some, but also quite literally for others.

on Oct. 29 2011 at 1:37 pm
LifeIsPoetry PLATINUM, Kapowsin, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."
– Mother Teresa

Oops this was supposed to be included in the comment but I like the message the poem conveyed too!

on Oct. 29 2011 at 1:36 pm
LifeIsPoetry PLATINUM, Kapowsin, Washington
33 articles 0 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."
– Mother Teresa

Creative, ending a majority of the lines in 'I.' Great job expressing your thoughts and feelings.

on Oct. 19 2011 at 2:53 pm
Mario Pajaj GOLD, Park Ridge, Illinois
12 articles 0 photos 7 comments
It's funny cause I uploaded it unfinished, the last line of the poem isn't included.

jaygonz BRONZE said...
on Sep. 28 2011 at 3:28 pm
jaygonz BRONZE, Hialeah Gardens, Florida
4 articles 1 photo 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't make someone a priority, when they only make you an option.

this is really good and gives you insight :)




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