Black & White

February 14, 2009
By poeticstarlet94 PLATINUM, Irving, Texas
poeticstarlet94 PLATINUM, Irving, Texas
30 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To thine own self be true."


The world is not black & white.
There are millions of shades and hues in between.
There is the color of joy.
The color of peace.
The color of you and me.
There is a rainbow of love.
A palette of hate.
There's an array of shades symbolic of destruction.
There are infinite shades representative of corruption.
There are unique combinations
Of colors for each nation.
There are one of a kind,
It's-yours-not-mine'
Colors.
How about the colors of war and Drama?
How about the color of change
Represented in President Obama?
How about the colors of the past
And the colors of where we're going?
The colors of fear, confusion,
And worst,
The color of unknowing.
I prefer the colors of determination.
The colors of happiness, contentment,
But mostly the color of salvation.
So it's true what I say to you in these words written
Black and white,
The world is not
black & white.
But if it were,
I would fall in the gray.
And I hope that YOU would be there beside me.


The author's comments:
I see the world in a spectrum of colors. It is neither here, nor there. We can't be summed up simply because we are not a simple concept.

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ellie315 GOLD said...
on Mar. 15 2010 at 11:28 pm
ellie315 GOLD, South Pasadena, California
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Favorite Quote:
"And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything." -- William Shakespeare

this is cool. i like the staggered ryhme and how some parts were like WOW. i wuld like all parts to be wow, where as here only some were, which i guess made them all the more special, but they down graded the rest of the writing because they were so much better, and the less-wow parts down-graded the wow parts because they were mixed in. if that makes sense. i love it though, its really cool. :)

on Aug. 4 2009 at 11:23 pm
VisionTru PLATINUM, Rochester, New York
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i like this poem..good job

on May. 17 2009 at 7:57 pm
DinosoarJen DIAMOND, Scottsville, New York
86 articles 0 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
Just another casualty.
It's sad but true.
And even dead I'm still ahead
of most of you.

I like this.

I think it could be a little stronger, but it was pretty good over all.

lizziebeth28 said...
on Mar. 8 2009 at 8:52 pm
ahh angel i love your poem!(:

Luv me 4 me said...
on Mar. 3 2009 at 8:26 pm
I lub dis Poem!!

on Mar. 3 2009 at 2:56 am
poeticstarlet94 PLATINUM, Irving, Texas
30 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To thine own self be true."

Hi Deena!

Did you like my poem??

Did you vote for me? :]

dedehashem said...
on Mar. 2 2009 at 9:27 pm
hello


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