Intro (Love and Rain)

March 28, 2009
Rain falls down
Like diamonds
And we slowly fade
Into the puddles
Into a prism of light
In simplistic beauty
Everyone looks down
At us in the wetness
As they go on their day
In black
And gray suits

The streetlights guide our way
And we walk in place
To the never ending serenity
Of what we’ve become
Cars roll on by
And sparrows sing
In the trees
We grasp each others hands
And let the rain fall
On the asphalt
As we look up
To the gray sky
And smile

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purple_people_eater said...
Aug. 19, 2009 at 3:01 am
i love that its so personal. it makes me want to experience everything. its hard for me to write happy thoughts and turn it into art, you do it awesomely. keep going.
Mallory said...
Aug. 19, 2009 at 2:17 am
This is great! ; ) My poems are no where near as good as this.
write1994 said...
Jul. 16, 2009 at 3:40 pm
i love this so simple yet lovely
Rachel N. said...
Jul. 13, 2009 at 7:46 pm
its very passinate in a simplistic way. but i agree with an earlier comment posted; it could use a little work on th elining. but all in all its beautiful, it makes me want to be a drop of sterling rain.
Jaquie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 13, 2009 at 5:29 pm
Wonderful job. I really did enjoy your peice. Its really amazing.
awesomeaugust This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 13, 2009 at 1:07 pm
I think you definitely accomplished what you wanted to and more. Great poem
Torrzilla said...
Jul. 13, 2009 at 6:54 am
This is truely fantastic! ^_^
EdytD said...
Apr. 26, 2009 at 5:41 pm
Good job! Great job w/ the emotion. On the fifth line, since you say "into" on the fourth, I would take the "into" out and instead just leave "a prism of light." If you put a comma after the fourth line, it's a metaphor - you are comparing the puddles to prisms of light. I would also add some commas to show where you are continuing a line and where it's a new idea.
I agree w/ David C. - if you put in some concrete, original imagery, the poem could be great. Good job!

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xXsmileXx This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 24, 2009 at 3:09 pm
This poem is really good. My poems don't have fighting chance next to yours. Keep writing!
123 (what!? i couldn't think of a name!) said...
Apr. 9, 2009 at 9:33 pm
wow, that was really good. i agree that in some parts it was kind of choppy, but overall, the message comes across great! btw adam, this is lindsey from atyp! :)
scribere said...
Apr. 8, 2009 at 5:12 pm
this is good too, the only thing i have to say is that the line breaks are a bit choppy in some parts--work with it a little, and i agree with the artistic comment too.
project827 said...
Apr. 7, 2009 at 1:44 pm
(to David C.)
that actually is not a bad idea. I'll have to get one of my artistic friends (cause I'm definatly not one) to do that.
pickleperfect3 said...
Apr. 6, 2009 at 8:11 pm
It is an amazing poem. It takes you someplace i think everyone is trying to get to in their lives without knowing were they are heading.
Flame16 said...
Apr. 6, 2009 at 2:42 pm
Cool. I like it. Nice feel... very non-dark.
David C. said...
Apr. 6, 2009 at 5:19 am
I love the gaze, and if you had an artistic friend (or you yourself) who could draw this out to any sort of decent imagery, I'd be amazed and would want to see it. It's short and the words you use are nothing too out of the ordinary, but that's part of what makes this pretty amazing. Well done.
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