Lick MAG

May 18, 2010
By Lauren.H. GOLD, Lambertville, Michigan
Lauren.H. GOLD, Lambertville, Michigan
17 articles 0 photos 2 comments

This tongue may slip
on words and tongue-twisters,
R's may not roll.
But this tongue is a vessel of language.
This tongue likes to talk,
and this tongue expresses thought.
I have not a forked tongue,
an easily morphed tongue.
This tongue has integrity.
This tongue has taste.
This tongue is in cheek,
it is sharp, not weak.
But this tongue stays in check.
I bite this tongue.
Not too much, however;
there is greatness on the tip of this tongue.

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This article has 3 comments.

on Aug. 11 2011 at 3:01 pm
ElleNicole BRONZE, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all."

This is great!

Check out my work?

on Mar. 30 2011 at 8:45 pm
little-miss-mistakes GOLD, Plano, Texas
18 articles 2 photos 70 comments

Favorite Quote:
even after all these years the sun has never said to the earth, you owe me... look at what a love like that can do, it can light up the sky

very nice!! good job!!!

on Mar. 28 2011 at 1:46 pm
thejanitor BRONZE, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"The story of life is like the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello goodbye."

Its nice that the tongue seems to symbolize you as a whole. I love the title, its cool that you dont use the word in your poem because you did not need to. It has great meaning also, great job.


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