A Second MAG

September 26, 2009
By ArianaT GOLD, Newark, New Jersey
ArianaT GOLD, Newark, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
You write the script to your own life...Don't let anyone take the pen from your hand!


Scrambled by the toxins
destroyed by the fumes
he understands that all it takes
is a second

His liver slows down
and his lungs are accumulating carcinogens
but all he thinks about
is her

He knows what would happen
if at any given moment
he were to jerk a bit too fast
or look away in guilt

And he tells me everything
like I once wished he would
and even now
my mind splits in vertigo

He's foul-mouthed
and charming
His sense of humor is alarming
and he knows he has everything
he ever wanted

But he understands that all it takes
is that jerk
that puff
that drink
that broken heart

to lose everything he ever worked for.

And that

Makes him wise.


The author's comments:
I read an article about my favorite actor, Shia Labouf, and all of the things he went through and is going through in his life. His understanding that all it takes is a second to lose everything inspired this piece.

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ArianaT GOLD said...
on Mar. 6 2012 at 6:36 pm
ArianaT GOLD, Newark, New Jersey
13 articles 0 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
You write the script to your own life...Don't let anyone take the pen from your hand!

thanks mom xD

Lucy(: GOLD said...
on Sep. 6 2010 at 7:38 pm
Lucy(: GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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i love how you got your inspiration, it shows how poetry really starts form the littlest things, and you put together such an amazing peopm.

check out my work too (:


ArianaT GOLD said...
on Mar. 16 2010 at 5:28 pm
ArianaT GOLD, Newark, New Jersey
13 articles 0 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
You write the script to your own life...Don't let anyone take the pen from your hand!

thank you = )

Jana said...
on Mar. 16 2010 at 10:33 am
Great the piece, The best we all can do its to live like this could end in any second because that's actually the truth.

ArianaT GOLD said...
on Oct. 28 2009 at 6:36 pm
ArianaT GOLD, Newark, New Jersey
13 articles 0 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
You write the script to your own life...Don't let anyone take the pen from your hand!

simple yet deep


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