FLipside

January 9, 2009
By Nikki Tabibian, Los Angeles, CA

I like the effortless chant of the guitar,
But I don’t like the tedious practice and broken nails and blisters.
I like words,
But I don’t like when you manipulate words to hate.
I like daydreams,
But I don’t like it when I’m woken by reality.
I like black and white photos,
But I don’t like when you drain the color from life.
I like when time flies,
But I don’t like when time flees from my grasps
I like the giddiness I feel within when you walk by,
But I don’t like the feeling of despair when you walk away.


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b3k0312(: said...
on Feb. 12 2009 at 4:42 am
thats amazing.

it all goes so good, and it paints a oicure in my head, its deep but you dont have to read into it that much to understand. ad it captures emotions so well. i know what your saying but i would never be able to pput it like that. nice job!

sunnysyd said...
on Jan. 20 2009 at 12:44 am
That was such a good poem, it captures being a teenager so well. Its short, but it doesn't need to be any longer because you did such a good job of putting your point across.


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