Library of Peace

April 6, 2010
By Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
11 articles 1 photo 307 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."


Here I am
Sitting in my library of peace
Watching the books reside on the shelves
Some of them with different colors
Some of them with funny names
Each one with a different story.

Sitting here
In my library of peace
I decide that the books are people
Forced to exist in the same world
Despite their different colors
And funny names
And different stories
All making the best of their world
That’s what I think
As I’m sitting here
In my library of peace.



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on Nov. 13 2010 at 2:28 pm
WritingJulia SILVER, Binghamton, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Kind words can be short and easy to say, but their echoes are truly endless." -Mother Theresa

It's really nice.  Keep writing!

on Jul. 15 2010 at 12:55 am
bullet.with.butterfly.wings PLATINUM, Katy, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
you wear guilt like shakles on your feet, like a maiden in distres, like a halo in reverse

oh my...i always believed in equal rights and this just gives me more of a reason to, thank you... keep it up, you have a gift

on Jul. 7 2010 at 7:52 am
MayaElyashiv PLATINUM, Ramat Hasharon, Other
37 articles 4 photos 196 comments
By the way, if you could comment on some of my pieces I would be happy :D

on Jul. 6 2010 at 11:25 pm
MayaElyashiv PLATINUM, Ramat Hasharon, Other
37 articles 4 photos 196 comments
I'm glad you are submitting it to so many places! Have you tried looking for a magazine that focuses on equality? They might be more open to it...other sources may feel it's too controversial, although they have no reason to feel that way. 

Eilatan GOLD said...
on Jul. 6 2010 at 5:36 pm
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
11 articles 1 photo 307 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

Thank you so much!

I actually wrote this one a little while back and have been submitting it various places ever since-- so far it's only been published in my school's lit magazine and on this site. thanks for the engouragement, it really means a lot!


on Jul. 6 2010 at 12:05 pm
MayaElyashiv PLATINUM, Ramat Hasharon, Other
37 articles 4 photos 196 comments

I think this is your best poem on TeenInk. You have a message. You have meter. You have flow. You have a beginning, middle and end.

 

You have a poem.

 

I think that this should have been printed in the magazine. I think that you should submit this elsewhere, if you haven't already, and I think you should keep submitting it and submitting it and submitting it until it gets the recognition it deserves. 


amaranth178 said...
on Jul. 1 2010 at 11:08 pm
amaranth178, Washington, District Of Columbia
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Thanks for looking at my work as well! This analogy was positively brilliant. I just had this airy library feeling and I could see various flags/images in my mind...yea, so I'll stop :) But it was good

on May. 28 2010 at 11:35 am
KelleySchorn SILVER, Fort Worth, Texas
8 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
Whatever you are be a good one-some president i dont remember which
procrastinaters unite!...tomorrow!!-matt
i'm F-U-L-LLLLL i think i can spellllll-allie =]

i love this its so cool! i love how you relate the books to people. it relates to me because sometimes i think what if my life was a just a book? so yeah...great poem

 

by the way thanks for commenting on my poem :)



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