What You'll Learn MAG

June 10, 2010
By JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
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What you'll learn
When you're in love
Is that
Eyes are bigger liars than
Any mouth can hope to be,
Disbelief prevails in the end,
And,
No matter how much you believe it,
You don't know best.
It turns out that
Flowers –
Roses, jasmine, Cosmos –
All drown in water.
Sometimes that look he gives you
Is just a force of habit.
And all that time you wasted
Wondering where he is,
Giving him shy glances,
Chasing him around that corner –
“Maybe today's the day he'll say it” –
Is gone.
What you'll learn
Is that you spent that time
Drowning willingly.
You'll also learn that maybe,
Maybe
He was never worth your time.

The author's comments:
The title was inspired by a sidenote in my math book titled "What You'll Learn in this Lesson..."

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on Aug. 13 2010 at 4:12 pm
JosieNotJose SILVER, West Palm Beach, Florida
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Ahaha yeah I was pretty mad when I wrote this.  Thanks!

on Aug. 12 2010 at 2:07 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

its funny how such a depressing pessimistic negative thought could be inspired by arithmetic. i love the pessismism and the implied thought that its over and it always will be. I love how you say eyes are big liars and roses drown in water. tres clever captain. do your dance.


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