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February 10, 2009
By oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley


Saved by a fingertip
holding on
it could never be wrong
to trust you.
Watch me sleep
headphones, face-smush
legs curled, two-handed sleeping face palm.
Silent guardian
playing
Pearl Jam
reading
Camus
“… break his nose
if he comes any closer …”
Might have been
nothing to you,
but it carefully
flipped my world.



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on Feb. 22 2010 at 11:00 am
RainieLee BRONZE, Fremont, California
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This is really cute!!! The way you fitted the words together, it's just...perfect! Concise but with a bite. Love it.
P.S. Take a look at my work?
http ://www.teenink .com /poetry/free_verse/article/179356/Free-Me/

on Feb. 2 2010 at 5:29 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

Yes, if only. I think it's sort of such an abstract poem, that a background is necessary to even understand it. Thank God for that balance! :) Thank you.

tara* BRONZE said...
on Jan. 31 2010 at 8:49 pm
tara* BRONZE, Westcliffe, Colorado
3 articles 0 photos 11 comments
If only all of the silent guardians could know when they carefully flip someone's world.. this is an amazing piece and thank you for sharing the background on it..sometimes I think poetry should be taken and read for what it is, by itself, but there are some, like this one, that knowing the origin/inspiration contributes to it that much more. Because we all have those jerks, but we also have silent guardians flipping our worlds. Thank You for this poem!

on Jan. 31 2010 at 12:11 pm
StandardToaster PLATINUM, Pasadena, California
20 articles 0 photos 210 comments

Favorite Quote:
I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy ever minute of it."

nice job i really like this. check out my work?

on Nov. 26 2009 at 2:59 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

Thank you, I really appreciate that. :)

on Nov. 26 2009 at 12:56 pm
FlyleafFreak DIAMOND, Loveland, Colorado
51 articles 0 photos 203 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I have faith in fools;self confidence my friends call it"~Edger Allan Poe
"In this world of infinite insanity, your friends are the best psychiatrists you will ever have."~Me

Wow, this is great! Your one of the few people who aren't afraid to write and someone whos other work I will definetly check out as well. Great Job, never stop writing.

meggers SILVER said...
on Nov. 16 2009 at 10:29 am
meggers SILVER, San Angelo, Texas
5 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
if u cant say something nice then dont say anything at all

wow i like it! this definitly describes all the jerks in the world

on Nov. 9 2009 at 6:29 pm
bamboom212 PLATINUM, Chestnut Ridge, New York
23 articles 0 photos 155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The truth with a bad intent, is worse than any lie you can ever invent."
"You are smarter than you think. You are stronger than you look. You are braver than you feel."

lol i see. Cant wait to read more!!! I'm still waitin 2 c mine come on...wa hoo. Anywayz lemme know :P

on Nov. 9 2009 at 9:04 am
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

It takes them a while, sometimes. I'm thinking of putting up a few new pieces, but I've already got a lot of stuff on here, lol

on Nov. 8 2009 at 8:37 pm
bamboom212 PLATINUM, Chestnut Ridge, New York
23 articles 0 photos 155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The truth with a bad intent, is worse than any lie you can ever invent."
"You are smarter than you think. You are stronger than you look. You are braver than you feel."

Sure, that'd b awesome thx. It's been like a week but I will. Same 4 u too. I'd luvv 2 read more :P

on Nov. 8 2009 at 8:27 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

Thank you. :) Yeah, let me know whenever they put it up, and I'll go have a looksee.

on Nov. 8 2009 at 8:12 pm
bamboom212 PLATINUM, Chestnut Ridge, New York
23 articles 0 photos 155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The truth with a bad intent, is worse than any lie you can ever invent."
"You are smarter than you think. You are stronger than you look. You are braver than you feel."

Ha well ur very good as I've mentioned ;) Yes, I did write a piece but haven't been told if it has been put online. Lol it waz just something I wrote out of nothing, just being bored the other day :P Hehe I'll let ya know wen something is online. It'd be gr8 & rele kOoL 2 hav sum1 read it.

on Nov. 6 2009 at 8:59 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

Well, have you posted any of your writing? I guess I could just not be lazy and go look, right? ;) I dunno about a pro, but I've been writing since I was about 10, so I have a little experience. ;)

bamboom212 said...
on Nov. 5 2009 at 7:28 pm
Ha, very true bout the jerks ;) and thanks, i will try. I'm more of a writer than poet. I'd love to keep reading ur work, & maybe sometime u could with mine. lol u seem like a pro, so I'll definetly come 2 ya 4 comments ;P

on Nov. 5 2009 at 4:03 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

Thank you :)

ILunar said...
on Nov. 5 2009 at 9:30 am
ILunar, Princeton, Illinois
0 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
im very overprotective of my brothers and my pet

Well Accually Good Poem

ILunar said...
on Nov. 5 2009 at 9:29 am
ILunar, Princeton, Illinois
0 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
im very overprotective of my brothers and my pet

Good Story!

on Nov. 4 2009 at 9:36 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

I really just want to thank all of you who either commented or ranked this poem. It's made it to the front page, and I'm really honored. Thank you!

on Nov. 4 2009 at 9:34 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

That's the great thing about jerks: they tend to be very inspiring. ;) I'm really glad I could inspire you, and I hope that if you ever post anything on here, you'll send me a link

on Nov. 4 2009 at 9:32 pm
oracle-of-nonsense PLATINUM, Winnabow, North Carolina
37 articles 4 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We are born with two incurable diseases -- life, from which we die; and hope, which says maybe death isn’t the end."
- Andrew Greeley

I usually find it to be that way for me as well. :)


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