Reflection's Revolt MAG

July 20, 2010
By Anonymous

She wears no sandals on her feet as she walks alone, walks the shore, the razor's edge. A lone individual with no tears to give, and no pity to permit as her purple veins palpitate painlessly, and flood crimson. Arched back, she feels ferociously the river and falls, with no sandals on her feet to the floor. An intake of air, she's spinning, with a scarlet rose above her head. There's no death here on this edge, even though so much is already dead. Ruthlessly relishing right and wrong, she rains cherry-red, and stands up already running, with no sandals on her feet. It's night, she's nowhere fast, feigning frantically strength she doesn't possess. Lunar light illuminates her face, flushed, a flame, bittersweet burgundy. Her river's shore is overflown, feet fight the ground below as she suffers what she's sown. So slow, the soft agony shatters her perceptions; silently she streaks, toward solitude with no sandals on her feet.


The author's comments:
I wrote this for a friend who was struggling with wrist cutting.

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KyleG SILVER said...
on Jun. 16 2011 at 1:51 pm
KyleG SILVER, Millville, New Jersey
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Brilliant.

on May. 27 2011 at 9:03 am
Rinilove32 SILVER, Boise, Idaho
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this poem is very nice!!

i like the way you used your literary devices(:

nice alliteration(:


on May. 27 2011 at 12:59 am
PaigeStreet PLATINUM, Juneau, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"Stay golden"
- Johnny (The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton)

This is amazing. Thank you!

lalabear333 said...
on May. 26 2011 at 5:29 pm
I have to say, I love the all the alliteration!(:

on May. 26 2011 at 3:02 pm
Faithful365 BRONZE, Chesapeake, Virginia
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You did a really good job on this peom! I had this same issue with a friend of mine. She moved so i have no clue how she is doing now! Glad to hear your friend is doing better.

on May. 25 2011 at 8:01 pm
JordanSB SILVER, Anoka, Minnesota
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Well thanks a lot for taking the time to read this!  My friend is doing much better and I will definitely continue writing.  Hope your friends and such are better as well.

on May. 25 2011 at 10:11 am
fightingforwhat95 SILVER, Webster, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"If they give you ruled paper, write the other way."

This is amazing. Im very sorry to hear about your friend, i have been through similar situations with ones i love. your work is very good! keep writing and i hope your friend gets better




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