Deviate

June 5, 2010
By MapleSyrup BRONZE, Peoria, Arizona
MapleSyrup BRONZE, Peoria, Arizona
3 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart." -William Wordworth.
"Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality." -Jules De Gaultier


With me and you,
two pairs of shoes
and twenty toes,
with no path in our eyes,
and eighty more years to go,
we will run,
we will run,
we will run.
No destination,
empty pockets and no to-do’s.
Two constant grins and
two bursting hearts
to light the dark.
Fingers locked and
nothing to lose but each other. Passing those
who’ve fallen behind,
lost their dreams,
unlike us,
we’re still breathing
every color that there is.
That wheel,
whirling forever in one place,
we deviate and run away from,
you and me,
we deviate
from the wheel that dooms
everyone else.
Dooms them
like glue sticks
the plastic eyeball
to the doll,
never blinking,
never seeing anything at all.
Not you and me,
because we,
we see,
we run.


The author's comments:
This is my take on the wheel of life, how the safe way to go about it can lead to a slow death of dreams. The safe way being...suburbia with a few kids and a shiny car. While the more adventurous way to take on life is to deviate from that and discover every color with a lover running along beside you- which makes for two free dreamers, riding the winds.

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on Nov. 8 2010 at 11:24 am
LexiMorgan SILVER, Peoria, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
—William Arthur Ward

I really like this.  Its very deep.

on Jul. 22 2010 at 10:37 pm
MapleSyrup BRONZE, Peoria, Arizona
3 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart." -William Wordworth.
"Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality." -Jules De Gaultier

Thank you for the comment :) It is much appreciated and cherished!

on Jul. 6 2010 at 11:12 pm
AMCLRIDCA PLATINUM, CDA, Idaho
31 articles 2 photos 226 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take... but by the moments that take your breath away.

Very Nice! (:




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