Anno Domini MAG

By Emilia Allen, Clarkston, MI

I want the infant eyes I once had,
Untainted and good.
I’d like to live in you again.

Sometimes I push my head
up against your stomach.
make myself believe that really living. if I push hard enough,
all your skin will fall back,
and I can curl up inside you, right
back into my first womb.

reattach my umbilical cord
to feed off you.

I want your heart to beat for mine.
For a while,
mine’s so broken,
that with every rhythm I know it pulses only
because it is involuntary.

If I could control it I would rip it apart
and sew it back together
over and over again.

Just so
I could feel my viscera heal,
and know
that blood always clots.



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niazi said...
on Nov. 20 2010 at 2:12 pm
that is great poem, i liked the way you appreciate the autonomicity of heart, and specifically the last line. please keep writing, your are superb

on Jul. 10 2009 at 4:25 am
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac

Oooh. WoW!!! This piece is very....deep, thoughtful, heartbreaking, amazing. I loved it, really. Congrats on getting it published.

on Jul. 9 2009 at 1:24 am
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

Wow, I loved your poem, esp. the emotion behind the words leading to the hidden meaning. It is phenomenal! Keep writing!

LilJ<3 GOLD said...
on Jul. 8 2009 at 11:01 pm
LilJ<3 GOLD, Gloucester, Virginia
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I love the imagery you created with this poem great job and congrats. Continue writing please....it was a pleasure to read.

on Jul. 8 2009 at 10:45 pm
jesus_saves GOLD, San Antonio, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
You know somethings wrong when you can't share your thoughts with your self.
-Sadie P. Jackson

this is pure talent.

u better keep writing



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on Jul. 8 2009 at 10:07 pm
kgirl123 SILVER, McAllen, Texas
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woah! this poem is lovely

on Jul. 8 2009 at 7:48 pm
delizabethl PLATINUM, Linesville, Pennsylvania
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This is absolutely amazing! I really understand the point you're trying to make. Keep on writing. You're really good.

Poetik said...
on Jul. 8 2009 at 3:34 pm
Poetik, Canton, Mississippi
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I love this poem!. Great talent!


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