Maybelline

July 13, 2010
By timevampire GOLD, Bellville, Ohio
timevampire GOLD, Bellville, Ohio
14 articles 0 photos 163 comments

Favorite Quote:
Quoting yourself makes you an ass.


I am disguised between the turquoise glow of the computer
And the shadow of my room. My coffee cup in front of me
In the digital divide. My dear shoes dishearten because I must walk again.

I protrude from my door into the tyrant town.
Feet clicking like a typewriter.

As people rush and sway through the retro cafe
My mind wanders to a girl I once knew. I called her Maybelline.
The last time I saw her was at a rusty train station.
She smiled at me. Her hair rusty brown.
(Not as rusty as the train station)
Tighly hidden by a lace net.
Her eyes sad and teary gray.

Maybelline said her dress was made of muslin.
But what stood out to me was
The shiny silver buttons lying prostrate
down
Along
Her
Back.

We held hands on side rounded by rusty red and neon graffiti
On the other side silhouetted by windows and windmills
She whispered a breathy goodbye and trying not to cry
Reminding me the wisdom is realizing that catching up
Is more Important then keeping up. And up she went into the train car.
There was no handkerchief waving goodbyes. Just maintaining
Black smoke and a star shaped sparkle of a tear on her cheek.



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on Sep. 2 2010 at 4:42 pm
LaurenButler15 BRONZE, Boynton Beach, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
" Life has the turns and twists, but you should get strong and make better of the bad no matter how hard it may become."

Truly creative! great job :] 

If you want, you should check out my work and give me feedback :] thanks!


on Sep. 2 2010 at 11:43 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

are you talking to me captain?

on Sep. 2 2010 at 10:02 am
timevampire GOLD, Bellville, Ohio
14 articles 0 photos 163 comments

Favorite Quote:
Quoting yourself makes you an ass.

It's a story I made up to deal with a girl leaving me. And when we're sad we want answer, cleche happy endings or a least that happy ending will coming some time in the future.

By the way what did you mean a girl of the night?


on Sep. 1 2010 at 11:44 pm
mysterywriter11 GOLD, Dickson, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
Reach for the moon, even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ♥ ♫♪♫♪♫♪
"believe in your dreams, no matter how small or big they are, you might just be surprised... "

Are you talking about a girl of the night? it confused me but I liked it good job

on Aug. 19 2010 at 1:31 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

I love ths captain. its really thoughtful and it has a 'drifiting away but i'm right here' sort of feel to it-whatever that means. i love it, keep writing.




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