Mental Snapshot

May 25, 2010
By Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee


A shudder and a blinking flash.
The perfect moment captured
And saved instantly to my memory.

Candid, natural, comfortable,
Genuinely happy together.
One
Last
Time.

I imagine printing it out
As a tangible reminiscence,
To clutch in my trembling hands.

I imagine the edges wearing down through time.
Soft. Faded. Bent.
Past the point of
Recogintion.

So I keep the flawless freeze in time
Tucked in a special folder in my memory
To refer to when nothing palpable remains.


The author's comments:
This is pretty much about enjoying the small moment. I wrote this after finding out I'd be moving, about a special guy <3 and also my last time with all my friends together.

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on Aug. 26 2010 at 6:15 pm
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

I'm so glad my poems inspire you to try a new kind of writing! Thank YOU so much, and good luck with your poem - lemme know when its posted, I can't wait to read it! :)

on Aug. 26 2010 at 5:31 pm
QuixoticDreamer SILVER, Birnamwood, Wisconsin
5 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
Food for thought requires a mind with teeth. -The Two Princesses of Bamarre

After reading so many poems which use such good imagery, I just might (finally!) bring it into mine. It has never been one of my strong points, but you make it look easy! Thanks so much for posting this poem, I can really feel it!

on Aug. 25 2010 at 3:54 pm
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Aww thanks! I'm glad you liked it! Love your username and avatar btw :)))

Thorn BRONZE said...
on Aug. 25 2010 at 10:22 am
Thorn BRONZE, Baltimore, Maryland
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I really love this! I have nothing to correct or anything. It's so touching.

on Aug. 23 2010 at 8:21 pm
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

:)))) Lol     

on Aug. 23 2010 at 7:55 pm
bound4life4ever PLATINUM, Jamaica, New York
32 articles 0 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.

o!!!!!!! hahahhaahahahaha! THAT makes sense now! lol...that funny

on Aug. 13 2010 at 10:04 am
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Thank you so much - I was kind of worried no one got it and it was just me looking at it in an unrelatable way... Your comment made my day!

on Aug. 9 2010 at 10:37 pm
WritingLoverForever PLATINUM, Bowling Green, Ohio
32 articles 2 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
It's not about success; it's about significance.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Wow, this is great. I love how you compared implanting memories in your head as taking a picture. And I loved your word choice, too. Keep writing, 'cuz you are super good. :)

on Aug. 7 2010 at 12:59 pm
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Lol. Yeah, they're my younger sisters :)

on Jul. 29 2010 at 2:07 pm
bound4life4ever PLATINUM, Jamaica, New York
32 articles 0 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.

hey im just wondering do u , ellyn bo bellyn nd olican16 noe each other? like from skool or r u siblings or something?

on Jul. 22 2010 at 8:32 am
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Thanks so much! Your comment means a lot :)

on Jul. 21 2010 at 3:24 pm
givemetherapy SILVER, Mount Vernon, Ohio
9 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Hope is what you cling to when reality has left you with nothing else."

I couldn't find what you asked me to look at, so I looked at this. Your use of words is mindblowing. Please never stop writing poetry :)

on Jul. 9 2010 at 12:48 pm
poeticspirit12334 PLATINUM, Groesbeck, Texas
23 articles 0 photos 179 comments

Favorite Quote:
Wearing a Christian T-shirt, and a cross necklace does NOT make you a Christian. , "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord "They are plans to give you a hope and a future.'' Jeremiah 29:11

I kinda know how you  feel to like ellyn bo bellyn cuz im movin with u to!! i have a person too  but he broke up with me... oh well this is really good! keep it up!

on Jul. 1 2010 at 5:47 pm
ellyncannon PLATINUM, Mexia, Texas
29 articles 0 photos 204 comments

Favorite Quote:
That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
<3

This is so heartbreaking. And I hate when people say this, but I know how you feel, Cuz ,ya know, I'm moving with you. And there's that one guy <3 for me too. Love it!!

on Jul. 1 2010 at 8:56 am
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Thanks for the comments guys!

on Jun. 24 2010 at 7:29 pm
Haily_Jeanious BRONZE, Newark, Illinois
4 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't do today what you will regret tomarrow.

I totally love this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is relalistic and makes you reader feel. keep it up!!

Poetsmom said...
on Jun. 22 2010 at 7:40 am

You are amazing! You have a way with words that can touch your readers....I can't wait to read more!

 



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