Black and white film

November 2, 2010
By Maxx Sandler BRONZE, FaiRFIELD, Connecticut
Maxx Sandler BRONZE, FaiRFIELD, Connecticut
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I clamp my eyes

Shut

And long for an era

of black and white film

A time painted in simplicity

We have forgotten photos had meaning

and artistic leanings

instead of vanity boosters

and self esteem crushers of today

I long for the era

of black and white film

were movies still bathed in thought,

and theaters were soaked in cigarette smoke

when things that bumped in the dark

were still from a world apart

as opposed to a tweenage dream

I wish I could escape to the era

of black and white film

lock all my troubles away

watch all the colors fade to gray

I crave a time

when cameras had rhythm and rhyme

from the era

of black and white film


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on Nov. 18 2011 at 11:23 pm
Maxx Sandler BRONZE, FaiRFIELD, Connecticut
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umm racoon, please do not take credit for my work

MiniNikki said...
on Nov. 17 2010 at 1:11 pm
MiniNikki, St.Helens, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
My favorite poem is "Fire & Ice" by Robert Frost.

Thank you!! Iwill keep writing!

josie20 BRONZE said...
on Nov. 16 2010 at 8:07 am
josie20 BRONZE, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life - George Sand

Wow! This is a really good poem. You use imagery words that create a picture in my mind of what the old times used to be like, when there was black and white movies and things were simpler. Keep writing.


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