12 Ways of Looking at a Goldfish

September 24, 2010
By Suhyoon BRONZE, Guangzhou, Other
Suhyoon BRONZE, Guangzhou, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Prestige! Is that nothing, sir? The respect of fools, the astonishment of children, the envy of the rich, the scorn of the wise." BARNAVE


1.
The fattest orange tadpole kicks.
2.
Peel and flipper a juicy mango.
3.
Flip over a spoon of honey. Did it drop as one blob?

4.
A window lights up underwater.
5.
Cherubic angels of gold that wings failed to carry.
6.
The frog and fish in one.

7.
A single teardrop of orange pulp. Zoom in.
8.
The Sun scampers over manicured windshields.
9.
Silver mist, blue moon, cranes standing claw-deep in black water.

10.
If a heart of gold could beat.
11.
Symbol of wealth. And wide-eyed innocence?
12.
A golden pouch of mud for your landlord.


The author's comments:
This piece was inspired after reading "Someone Puts a Pineapple Together" by Wallace Stevens

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