twenty-six million light-years MAG

August 27, 2014
By ------------ BRONZE, Portage, Michigan
------------ BRONZE, Portage, Michigan
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one day i will
go searching
for the empty keys
and dew-damp stars
that have greeted me
every morning
for as long as I
can remember –
but they
will be gone.
they will have been
consumed
by a supernova
that burst
twenty-six million
light-years away
and there will be
no cracked asphalt
left
no pavement arrows
to point me home –
point me home
and let me tie my heart
back into familiar
anxious knots.
there will be no home
anymore.
there will be nothing
left in my chest
for i will be nothing more
than a charred
skeleton –
i will be nothing more
than a memory
that has burned with the rest
of my planet
from the star twenty-six
million light-years away.
please.
one day
humanity’s smog
and concrete seas
will have burned away
and i will not be here
to miss them.
please.
i must mourn them
in advance.


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wilds PLATINUM said...
on Aug. 30 2014 at 11:21 am
wilds PLATINUM, Newfane, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Brave is not being fearless but being able to overcome those fears you have

this is long but really good. can you read some of mine

on Aug. 29 2014 at 6:02 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Also, congrats on having this published! You totally deserve it! Thank you again! ^_^

on Aug. 29 2014 at 6:01 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

This is absolutely beautiful and breath-taking. This is a wonderful poem, and also, a little sad. I love it. You are so descriptive in it, and I love that! Never give up! And also, please keep on writing! You are a very talented person and writer. Please know this, and I hope you do. Thank you for sharing this! ^_^


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