Ocean Butterfly

October 16, 2010
By EmilieXJanetA BRONZE, South Boston, Massachusetts
EmilieXJanetA BRONZE, South Boston, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Qouth the Raven, Nevermore!" From Poe's famous poem "The Raven."


Running out of breath...
Walking alone, along the ocean line
Singing to the winds graceful breezes
Watching the waves roll with keen
eyes
Then came upon your foot from the cold waters
An ocean buttferfly
With wings as hard and beautiful
-As the next
But not alive...
And even more precious then what is
-Alive
That's why I'm staying
Dying...
With the ocean as my witness
With the ocean buttferfly in my palms...
With the gracious sounds of horror
-In my ears
With death covering my entire body
The waves then carry me away...
As I let my heart, and soul go...
And the ocean butterfly carries
-Them both...
Fading into the rain clouds
And into the darkness...
Then to the moon where forever
-My cold dead eyes shall see
Forever more...
Ocean Butterfly...


The author's comments:
I simply love the ocean, and obviously death. So my inspiration for this poem was to incoperate both of my favorite things into a theme that made sense. Then hopefully,that would make a visual for the reader about what I was referring to.

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on Nov. 1 2010 at 8:46 am
SMWells PLATINUM, Carlisle, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Some truths best left unspoken.

I don't see what the hang up is with death. But I love the ocean to. And I should like to be berede under the waves. I folowed every every breath of your poem.I like it a lot.


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