Inhale MAG

June 1, 2010
By CloneA BRONZE, Wexford, Pennsylvania
CloneA BRONZE, Wexford, Pennsylvania
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Oh, the smell of your skin,
how it reminded me
of just-dried laundry
freshly dancing in the summer breeze.
In winter, I would catch you
straight from my dryer
and rush my toasty shirts right up to the nose,
loving the subtle pulse of heat on my skin.
Alas! How I wished you were always there with me!

Though now, it only rains.
The sheets droop in sorrow on the line,
as mold infests their insides.
The dryer has combusted from overuse
and abuse.
My dress lies in a messy, wet ball on the tile floor.
The detergent isn't on sale, anyway.
It probably never will be again.


The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this piece once sunmmer came. I wanted this poem to express the little things one misses once love has disappeared.

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on Jul. 13 2014 at 11:44 pm
Theraforever PLATINUM, Dubuque, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
And still I rise.

I love how you picked a metaphor and stayed with it, it helped the poem a lot and way great in every way. This a poem I will definitely read again and again.

CloneA BRONZE said...
on Apr. 23 2011 at 6:33 pm
CloneA BRONZE, Wexford, Pennsylvania
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That's so sweet of you! Thank you :)

CloneA BRONZE said...
on Apr. 23 2011 at 6:32 pm
CloneA BRONZE, Wexford, Pennsylvania
2 articles 3 photos 13 comments
Thank you!!! :) I'm glad you loved it.

on Apr. 23 2011 at 2:33 pm
georgiab PLATINUM, Whitman, Massachusetts
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"How i wished you were always there with me" ...loved it!

on Apr. 21 2011 at 10:47 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

so, you want to know how you could improve on this? well, i guess i could make something up. oh no, wait...I cant. you know why? because this is already awesome. thats just too bad captain. i am so loving the last two lines. do your dance.

CloneA BRONZE said...
on Jul. 15 2010 at 9:33 pm
CloneA BRONZE, Wexford, Pennsylvania
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Thank you so much!!!!

on Jul. 15 2010 at 9:32 pm
MercedesXO DIAMOND, South Easton, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"I realize that life is risks. It's acknowledging the past but looking forward. It's taking chances that we will make mistakes but believeing we all deserve to be forgiven."
-The Dead Tossed Waves.

i really enjoyed it:) nice work. and i like you're use of imagery and the descriptions in which you describe things in the poem. good job!

CloneA BRONZE said...
on Jul. 15 2010 at 2:07 pm
CloneA BRONZE, Wexford, Pennsylvania
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Let me know what you guys think!!! I would love to know how to improve my work.




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