The Color of Sorrow

March 11, 2010
By OliviaEllisonStewart SILVER, Defiance, Ohio
OliviaEllisonStewart SILVER, Defiance, Ohio
8 articles 4 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The greatest thing you'll ever learn, is just to love and be loved in return" -Moulin Rouge


Her eyes,
gray,
like the color of the angry sky
over the restless sea;
the color of the tombstones
that sit lopsided in the
unloving earth.
“They were blue once,”
she says as she sees me studying them.
“Once?” I ask with my face pulling
down into that frown I know I wear
when I ask such questions
as this one.
I try to pull it back to normal,
but her words have puzzled me.
“Yes, once,”
she says, her eyes going distant again,
losing all touch with reality for
a split second.
“Before the war that wages
daily in my soul,
before I knew the true
meaning of loss,
before I was alone
They were blue like the sky,”
she says, looking up towards the heavens.
I have nothing to say to comfort her
So I sit there
watching this girl,
until my lips utter the faintest whisper:
“What has the world done to you?”
she smiles painfully to herself,
her eyes displaying sorrow from under
the facade of the smile
and we say no more to each other.



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on Aug. 16 2010 at 8:17 pm
OliviaEllisonStewart SILVER, Defiance, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"The greatest thing you'll ever learn, is just to love and be loved in return" -Moulin Rouge

lol thank you

on Aug. 14 2010 at 3:11 pm
kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
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This is beautiful.

Write more, you're good.


on Aug. 3 2010 at 10:30 am
OliviaEllisonStewart SILVER, Defiance, Ohio
8 articles 4 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The greatest thing you'll ever learn, is just to love and be loved in return" -Moulin Rouge

thanks. fer real. its nice to have someone finally say something about your work, isnt' it? i'll definitely check yours out right now! :) 

on Jul. 25 2010 at 9:13 am
Egyptiangirl13 GOLD, Kansas City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
\"either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. -Benjamin Franklin

\"If columbus would have turned back, no one would have blamed him. No one would have remembered him either.\"

\"If music be the food of love, play on.\"

Wow!!! this is the most powerful, depressing, powerful, deep, powerful, poem that i've read on the site!! this is so amazing!! this should definetly be in the magazing!! this is truelly wonderful!!so depressing but for some reason its inspiring me! simply spectacular!!! i would love it if you would check out some of my work!! i think that you  might like 'stay for tomorrow' and 'True love is when'...


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