My Life in a Nutshell MAG

July 9, 2010
By lindseymarie SILVER, Richfield, Minnesota
lindseymarie SILVER, Richfield, Minnesota
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My life in a nutshell
Can get pretty cramped sometimes,
but I can't complain.
I sleep alone in a brazilnut bed
and keep all my things
in a drawer on the filbert floor.
Cameras
Confliction
Color
And a love for anything old.
My chestnut companions are lined up on the walnut wall,
and my thoughts are stored in an unreachable cashew corner
under the macadamia mattress.
It's great, really,
except for the occasional instance
when he steps on my almond abode
with his nutcracker nescience,
sending it to pieces.



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asofnow GOLD said...
on Nov. 24 2013 at 10:27 pm
asofnow GOLD, Troy, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Nothing gold can stay ~ Robert Frost

Very very nice. Especially the amount of figurative techniques going on. The alliteration with the 'c'. The reoccuring images of nuts. The first line that tied everything together.

on Aug. 5 2010 at 6:53 pm
lindseymarie SILVER, Richfield, Minnesota
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Thank you!

Alliteration rocks!

Not quite a prompt...I was thinking over the phrase "in a nutshell", and thought about taking it one step further, and more literally. And that's sort of how it happened.


on Aug. 5 2010 at 6:49 pm
lindseymarie SILVER, Richfield, Minnesota
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Thank you so much; your comment made me smile. I really appreciate it :)

on Aug. 2 2010 at 7:29 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

This is really clever! Thanks for writing it; it made me smile.

graduated said...
on Aug. 2 2010 at 7:28 pm
graduated, Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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I absolute love this poem!  It's a style I've never really seen before-- alliteration with a theme!  I love it!

Was this poem the result of a prompt?





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