Like an Oleander

May 27, 2011
By Aemma SILVER, Ellenwood, Georgia
Aemma SILVER, Ellenwood, Georgia
9 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity;
and I'm not sure about the universe." -Einstein

"A room without books is like a body without a soul." -Cicero


Like an Oleander
Love can be beautiful,
Colorful and wonderful,
Yet to all the wiser
She holds a deadly cipher.


Like an Oleander
Hiding her true self in beauty
Deceiving the naive who knew no better,
Poisoning the lover who sold her sanity
For a beautiful man who loved her never.


Like an Oleander
Love shares the beauties in life
But handled trite will do no better,
For the flower holds a deadly blight,
An inevitable poison with a morbid closure.


The author's comments:
A metaphorical piece based off of the Oleander flower.

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Aemma SILVER said...
on Jun. 27 2011 at 11:14 pm
Aemma SILVER, Ellenwood, Georgia
9 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity;
and I'm not sure about the universe." -Einstein

"A room without books is like a body without a soul." -Cicero

I've never heard of it. I actually ended up writing this because i wanted to write about a flower so  I looked some up and this caught my eye. I'm definitely going t look up White Oleander though! Thank you ! 

on Jun. 27 2011 at 11:02 pm
nikkigonefishin GOLD, Los Angeles, California
17 articles 1 photo 145 comments

Favorite Quote:
" A smile is worth a thousand words"
" The purpose of the writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself."- Albert Camus

I couldn't help but think of the White Oleander. Have you read it and/or watched it?


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