Tea Leaves

April 3, 2013
By laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath


I
think
beauty
is found in
small detail. I will
remember how you mixed your tea
and recall the way the roses drooped as they withered.



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on May. 15 2013 at 9:58 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Thank you. :) Of course I will.

on May. 15 2013 at 5:25 pm
iDani-iBeauty SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
- Failure Is Only The Opportunity To Begin Again, Only This Time More Wisely
- Henry Ford -

- So Much Inspiration In So Few Words ! VER GOOD POEM !  - Can You Please Check Out My Poems ? Keep Up The Good Work :)

on May. 14 2013 at 4:00 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Aww... Thank you!

Hanban12 ELITE said...
on May. 13 2013 at 6:25 pm
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green

Very strong emotion with few words- very few are able to accomplish this. Love love this poem! U are such a great writer :)

on May. 5 2013 at 5:59 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Thank you!

on May. 4 2013 at 10:00 pm
Behind_a_Plastic_Smile GOLD, Roseville, California
17 articles 1 photo 129 comments

Favorite Quote:
"if you're not 1st you're last"

a strong message that it beautifully protrayed- well done!

on Apr. 11 2013 at 10:13 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Thank you! Xo

on Apr. 11 2013 at 7:58 pm
Laugh-it-Out PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light" --Dylan Thomas

I saw the poem on editors choice and was like "good for you!" Really congrats. I can totally see why u got the red check! Really awesome. I can totally relate........I notice/remember the tiniest most seemingly unimportant things. Keep rockin

on Apr. 10 2013 at 7:52 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

I appreciate that... thank you. Xo

KylieK GOLD said...
on Apr. 10 2013 at 7:39 pm
KylieK GOLD, Mt. Washington, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"To love is to surpass one's self."

I came by to see your page, and I thought the other editor's choice was good, but this is... Inspirational.

Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 10 2013 at 1:44 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

Interesting. I think I'd like to try this structure someday too. I'm very impressed by you. This piece certainly is creative.

on Apr. 9 2013 at 10:30 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Thank you. Xo

on Apr. 9 2013 at 9:40 pm
mindlessverses SILVER, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Slow down you crazy child, and take the phone off the hook and disappear for a while. Its alright, you can afford to lose a day or two." -Vienna (Billy Joel)

I absoluetely love this piece. 

on Apr. 9 2013 at 6:40 pm
AbbaDabbaDoo PLATINUM, Mountain Grove, Missouri
43 articles 6 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. I guess we know which one you are.

You're most welcome.

on Apr. 9 2013 at 4:52 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

It's a shortened Fibonacci sequence. Thank you!

on Apr. 9 2013 at 4:51 pm
laurengerhard SILVER, South Windsor, Connecticut
8 articles 0 photos 124 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never know, places I can never go, and people I can never be." -Sylvia Plath

Thank YOU. Xo

Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 9 2013 at 1:49 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

I like this one. Very powerful despite its length. and the structure is unique. The last line is one of your best.

on Apr. 9 2013 at 8:38 am
AbbaDabbaDoo PLATINUM, Mountain Grove, Missouri
43 articles 6 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. I guess we know which one you are.

Very pretty and inspiring. Thank you!


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