Burning Bridges

December 8, 2009
By ohheysamm BRONZE, American Canyon, California
ohheysamm BRONZE, American Canyon, California
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She aimlessly wanders the world
As it slowly falls apart
She walks past the broken marriage
And steps over the frozen clock of a timeless love
Ghosts strive for her attention as she slowly walks her broken path
Feeling the graze of an ex-lover's touch drip down her spine,
She stares straight ahead
And runs.
Leaving behind all she's known, she runs to forget
To forget the pain
The loss.
She runs, never looking back on the
Burning bridges and thunderstorms.
With a heavy heart, she trips on a broken dream and
Falls to her knees,
With her hands on her ears and eyes shut tight
The girl with the crumbling world prays for a better life.


The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this poem in the middle of the night. Laying there, I just couldn't get the line, 'she aimlessly wanders the world as it slowly falls apart', out of my head. And so it began.

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Miseltoe GOLD said...
on Sep. 19 2010 at 8:55 am
Miseltoe GOLD, Boneville, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
I'm a loser and I love to lose. Each time I lose its different, it teaches me something else... but winning loses its glamour after the first few times. so I love to lose

wow  the imagery is beautiful.

on Aug. 7 2010 at 10:26 am
Katie_Grey DIAMOND, Leipsic, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
Difficult is not impossible - Relient K, "Hope for Every Fallen Man"


If all I had was love, would I still be lovely?
If all I gave was love, would you give up on me?
-House of Heroes, "Love is for the Middle Class"

Hey you write like me :) It starts with one line and goes from there. Sometimes I have a line stuck in my head for months before I can get an idea to build around it.

Anyway, enough about me...this poem is amazing :) great job. It really gives a great image and stirs the emotion that she is having.


JeanGrey GOLD said...
on May. 14 2010 at 9:27 pm
JeanGrey GOLD, Mason City, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying."-Oscar Wilde

Brilliant. Amazing. The emotion, everything, awesome.

on Jan. 19 2010 at 2:27 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 =]

-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

on Jan. 18 2010 at 11:06 pm
justkasey SILVER, Oak Grove, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which as they kiss, consume." -William Shakespere (Romeo and Juliet)

I as well, catch phrases throughout the day and even more at night. They float around until you have something to do with them. But I love this. Its beatiful. It reminds me of a crazy dream you have that when you wake up only makes sense to yourself. Keep it up!


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