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An emotional drink

August 29, 2010
By Marlyre PLATINUM, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Marlyre PLATINUM, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"when you cry, do you waste your tears?" Madonna


The guy stares at me and smiles
not hearing my heart beating for miles
and I tremble,

quiver with fear
all of me wishing that he was here
to comfort and cool me.
Emotions drain into my cup
asking to be poured, spilled onto the
table for him to see
that I liked him.
His hair with soft swirls swirled
my consciousness
a stirrer in my coffee
full of emotions.
Love and want, hate and fear
things inside me that've been
twisting for years
ready to be offered to him.
Ready to ask the question

"Shaken or stirred?" just to hear
those words slur and purr in my ears.
The only question now is if this drink
is ready to be served.



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on Sep. 19 2013 at 11:42 pm
TheSkyOwesMeRain GOLD, Irvine, California
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Favorite Quote:
Life isn't measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments which take your breath away.

You are only as strong as your weakest link.

Great ending :) I love it!

Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Nov. 3 2011 at 9:11 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

Really good and very pretty:) I like it!

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on Oct. 10 2010 at 7:57 pm
MissFaber SILVER, Wayne, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Nothing Less.

I absolutely love love love it.

on Oct. 3 2010 at 8:52 am
britttttlynn SILVER, Crestline, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best."
— Marilyn Monroe

really really good. very interestingg

Llama2341 said...
on Sep. 18 2010 at 4:09 pm
Llama2341, Tampa, Florida
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I love it it and all of your other work!!!!!!!!!!!!

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on Sep. 18 2010 at 1:37 am
amyscarlett BRONZE, Santa Monica, California
3 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Exit smiling. - From Catch 22

I love all the descriptive words and the flow of this poem. It's a really interesting metaphor that definitely emphasizes all the emotions. Nice job! :)


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