Envious

November 17, 2010
By Cassadonia SILVER, Grand Junction, Colorado
Cassadonia SILVER, Grand Junction, Colorado
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Envy,jealousy, longing
a clenching in your chest
looking at what you want
instead of the hard reality

Mixed feelings of hate
with dispair and distaste
what would it be like
to be them

Surge of hope and loss
hopes raised
to be plummeted
further and further down

What would it be like
to be them
just for a day
or a moment


The author's comments:
Everyone feels envy...Unfortunately

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on Dec. 7 2010 at 12:21 pm
CountryGothic GOLD, Somersworth, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
"Once something has been said, it cannot be said in other words." -Aristotle


Very good poem of free verse with stanzas, the meaning is clear, concise, and completely relatable.

on Dec. 7 2010 at 8:58 am
Almost_Lover GOLD, Mission, South Dakota
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Umm...I thought it was good but at least I know I'm not the only one who envy people but still wonder how easy it is to be them. I like ur poem =]

on Dec. 7 2010 at 8:57 am
shellbelle524 BRONZE, Plaquemine, Louisiana
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I related to this poem well because they're many envious people in the world. I wouldn't want to experience envying someone,but I have before. I was pleased with the tone of the poem as well, it felt calm and serene. 

on Dec. 6 2010 at 4:27 pm
mwahxandxmwa SILVER, Melbourne, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Silence is golden...duct tape is silver" - a random T-shirt

This is really nicely written. It has good depth and also flows very well.You are right we all feel envy and it is unfortunate...although it is felt with such compoassion. Amazing MWAH.

If you get a chance could you please check out some of my stuff! Mwah :D



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