Glitter MAG

June 27, 2010
By haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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Backstage we are reminded
To smile and then we will shine,
A precious shine that catches the eyes of the audience,
Like the glitter which is sewn into our costumes
Clings to our flat-ironed hair
And is swept over our butterfly eyelids.
Maybe if I inhale deeply enough
Before I am swept onstage,
I will absorb the glitter from every nook and cranny,
Guiding it down into the inner workings of my lungs,
So that it can be pumped through my tired veins
To the structure which keeps me moving.
And maybe if all my blood is replaced with glitter,
Everyone would notice how I shine
And they'd pay attention to the marvelous girl
Who breathes specks of pixie dust
And leaves a trail of diamonds behind her.
Maybe then the smile plastered on my face
Would become a part of my daily routine
And I would become a beautiful dancer,
Because no one can ignore such an eye-catching display of movement
And maybe then I will never be forgotten
By breathing glitter into their hearts.
Maybe then such a memory of grace will stay alive
Long after I am gone.



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on Jul. 19 2011 at 12:13 pm
ElleNicole BRONZE, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all."

This is really good... one of my faves, I can relate!

Check out my poem, 'Change'?


on Aug. 27 2010 at 9:14 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thank you! i apprecciate the feedback =]

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on Aug. 27 2010 at 8:16 pm
Danica SILVER, Avondale, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"It is our choices, that show who we truly are, far more than our abilities." -- Albus Dumbledore

I absolutely love this! It's so creative, and your imagery is amazing. Great job :)

on Aug. 24 2010 at 10:28 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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Thank you so much I'm flattered! I go on stage once a year for my dance recital haha so I guess that's what inspired this in a way.

on Aug. 24 2010 at 9:52 pm
Marlyre PLATINUM, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"when you cry, do you waste your tears?" Madonna

beautiful... its going on my favs! i totally understand about being onstage and wishing that could translate into my life sometimes...

on Aug. 24 2010 at 6:07 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thank you! and yeah I agree haha about the glitter thing =]

on Aug. 24 2010 at 4:00 pm
hello.peaches PLATINUM, Greenfield, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"i don't love you as if you were a rose of salt, topaz or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: i love you as one loves certain dark things, secretly, between the shadow and the soul."
-Pablo Neruda

beautiful. i loved the imagery. some critique, try using other words for glitter.

great job :]



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