Mother MAG

May 31, 2009
By mehta101 BRONZE, Austin, Texas
mehta101 BRONZE, Austin, Texas
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Etched into her side
like a flesh-eating tattoo, we settle,
clawing out our own niche.
We marvel at her beauty,
but we do not respect
her final wishes.

To be observed
but not harmed.
To be enjoyed
but not taken advantage of.
To be used
but not destroyed.
To be seen
but not touched.

She sits, distraught,
weeping at the loss
of her sons and daughters,
her fallen trees,
her corrupted waters.
She cries out, begging
to be left alone.



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on Dec. 3 2009 at 2:55 pm
AbbotRabbit GOLD, Abolana, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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This poem has great flow and insight.

I really enjoyed it.

Lovely poem darling =]

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on Nov. 29 2009 at 3:35 pm
Devi1sAdvocate SILVER, West Branch, Iowa
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Very nice!!!!!!I love it!. It has very vivid vocabulary and a wonderful overall theme.

on Nov. 10 2009 at 9:56 pm
blumarine BRONZE, Fort Worth, Texas
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wow! very powerful ...

on Nov. 10 2009 at 10:56 am
pandaLICIOUS SILVER, Portland, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” -Audrey Hepburn

Wow! That was really pretty! Love it.

on Nov. 9 2009 at 9:44 pm
CaseyLeigh PLATINUM, Moraga, California
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Favorite Quote:
My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to.

Amazing, a beautiful poem.

on Nov. 7 2009 at 10:19 am
SagaLiSela PLATINUM, Boonsboro, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"I love you."

Simple as that.

Or not that simple.

Congratulations for getting printed. It is well deserved. This is a beautiful piece that provokes thought and the soul. I really enjoyed reading it.

<3

on Nov. 4 2009 at 9:07 am
songofthenight SILVER, Manistee, Michigan
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I agree! This was really well written.

Kay said...
on Jun. 10 2009 at 2:19 am
Awesome! Great to see teens with such deep thoughts!


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