Ode to Poets MAG

March 4, 2010
By maddiealanlee BRONZE, Los Angeles, California
maddiealanlee BRONZE, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)" -Walt Whitman

i don't want to hear.

stop your racket, let me curl up
into my

forget the new, the change,
freeze the turning point
melt my bones into quick sand

love is like a disease;

wherever you go, i

most certainly will follow

my body is a door
the fist that knocks upon
it is
my heart

the poets
they, the dead ones
speak of matters such as eternal, and everlasting

excuse me, pardon me
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
beautiful, ornate, twirling speech like the spires of Notre Dame

forgive me, please, my dear poets
my words are plain, crude but they do
hold my spirit.

oh, i digress,
i flutter here and there


know this:
i travel you with me
our paths never separate at least not to me in my mind
i am stationary, still, steady

only when i hear
does the earth move under my feet

only when i see
do i feel off-tilt


you make me spin off my axis,
corkscrew out of orbit,
hopscotch along the stars
dodging comets, heartbeats, metaphors and tears

only occasionally,
i collide.

words unbind me, but only sometimes

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on Jan. 14 2013 at 6:14 pm
ChobaniLuvinPenguin PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well."
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Oh. My. God. That was AMAZING!!!!! My favorite ever!!!!!!! Love it! So deep, so unique! :)

on Dec. 31 2010 at 10:33 pm
waitingforforever SILVER, Warner Robins, Georgia
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I like this so much (:

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