I've Seen Your Face Before MAG

July 1, 2009
By Mollie Knapp BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
Mollie Knapp BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
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Faces swirl
fuse
mold
into one
as El trains
whip past.

I’ve Seen Your Face Before
you aren’t that different
At All

Faces recycled

Her:
A Porcelain doll
careful not to
shatter
the glass

Him:
eyes like
coffee truffles
follow mine
down
the escalator

Us:
gawky
sweet smiley silences
cross our faces
spelling out the words
we dare not say to
the other

Cosmic forces made it
this way;
we aren’t the same
simply repeated patterns,
a strand of DNA
dripping with A’s



T’s



C’s


G’s
Cohesive:
our humanity –
a fresh scar
sole tear
lone kiss

but faces
become the same
as El trains
whip past



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on Mar. 10 2011 at 1:49 pm
Mz.Minny2011 SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
My fav quote (4now)
When I met you my heart skipped a beat..... the sun became the moon & cold became heat.... Roses weren't red an violetes weren't blue.....And all because i fell IN LIKE WITH YOU <3

dis iz aewsum!!!!

on Feb. 16 2011 at 1:04 pm
xXxfantasyxXx BRONZE, Seadrift, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"we are hurt, simply to make us stronger" "you don't know, you can never be sure, you just take the plunge"-movie called, "Imagine Me an You"

AWESOME!!!!! XD

Apeggy BRONZE said...
on Feb. 16 2011 at 9:33 am
Apeggy BRONZE, Albion, New York
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Favorite Quote:
A.B.D"A Beautiful Dream"

This was a beautiful poem, and if you have time look at some of my poems.

on Jul. 7 2010 at 12:14 am
TheSummoningFreak PLATINUM, Lugoff, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
if you can never let yourself fall you'll never know what it's like to love

Amazing!, I loved it.

on Apr. 10 2010 at 1:01 pm
ShadowOfaGirl GOLD, St.paris, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
I would rather you hate me for all that I am then love me for something I'm not.

Great Poem! your shoulda been rated as the best!

on Dec. 7 2009 at 2:53 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 =]
-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-
XxIll tell you Im an orphan after you meet myy familyXx

This poem has great flow and insight.

I really enjoyed it.

Lovely poem darling =]

-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-

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Cady_ PLATINUM said...
on Nov. 29 2009 at 10:23 pm
Cady_ PLATINUM, Godley, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Never judge a book by its cover.", and "When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself." "Cherish your life." "Love equals eternity."

I believe it was deep as well, and I think she should keep writting..

Cady_ PLATINUM said...
on Nov. 29 2009 at 10:22 pm
Cady_ PLATINUM, Godley, Texas
25 articles 5 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never judge a book by its cover.", and "When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself." "Cherish your life." "Love equals eternity."

I tagged this as a favorite, it is probably the one I would rate to be the best one that touched me, FIVE STARS definately.

on Sep. 8 2009 at 10:33 pm
MousyNona SILVER, Albany, California
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Favorite Quote:
Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself, where the heck is the ceiling.

This was so deep, it could be shallow. I loved it!

on Sep. 8 2009 at 7:54 pm
KICK3593 PLATINUM, Roslyn Heights, New York
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Good. At least you insist on something natural and a little more original in human nature.

on Sep. 8 2009 at 3:14 pm
elarebadaxe SILVER, Portage, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
OCCUPY MORDOR: because one ring shouldn't be allowed to rule them all.

This poem is very deep. I love the flow, the words, the beauty- everything about it. Keep writing!

on Sep. 8 2009 at 8:30 am
aspiring.author.09 PLATINUM, Beaumont, Other
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This was very intriguing. I'm not sure I really understand ALL of it, but I do get some of it, and this poem was very good. I'd love to hear more from you, great job!

miamimo8 said...
on Sep. 6 2009 at 9:25 am
miamimo8, Greensboro, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Esse Quam Videri, To Be Rather Than To Seem

I love this poem.

on Sep. 3 2009 at 9:58 pm
yaelephant5 PLATINUM, Potomac, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in the mirror which waits always before or behind."

i love the imagery that evokes movement (train/ swirling etc.) you really feel swept up in the poem

bridget :) said...
on Aug. 18 2009 at 10:56 pm
wow i love dis poem cz like dat happens all da time 2 people like do i kno u and like ya :)

on Aug. 8 2009 at 6:17 pm
Shanika Powell, Huntington, New York
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"Cohesive:

our humanity –

a fresh scar

sole tear

lone kiss"



I like that.

on Aug. 8 2009 at 3:40 pm
Eilina Sealtman SILVER, London, Other
7 articles 0 photos 15 comments
Amazingly, this stads out from all the other suff her. Its a whirlwind of ideas that don't stop. This is what freestyle poetry is at a normal level. This is the kind of thing normal people should be writing. It has a vague rythym, and a theme. That's all it needs. Well done!

babe892 GOLD said...
on Aug. 8 2009 at 7:20 am
babe892 GOLD, Suffern, New York
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This was really great- I loved it! What great images to put out there, so vivid, so interesting.

on Aug. 1 2009 at 5:24 pm
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

This is the second time I have read this poem and it becomes better with every reading! Keep up the great work!

LilJ<3 GOLD said...
on Jul. 31 2009 at 12:53 am
LilJ<3 GOLD, Gloucester, Virginia
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this is great. you are really talented.


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