Silence

November 27, 2010
By car1124 BRONZE, Bainbridge Island, Washington
car1124 BRONZE, Bainbridge Island, Washington
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I asked my father if I could fly.
“Sure, son, spread your wings.”

I asked my father if I could see the future.
“It would blind you, it’d be so bright!”

I asked my father if I could rule the world.
“Son, you could lift the world.”

I asked my father to not be disappointed in me.
“I could never be disappointed in you, boy.”

I asked my father, “what if I were gay?”
Silence.


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on Dec. 21 2010 at 7:40 pm
Hope_Allie SILVER, Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
Words. Solitary groups of letters, added together to express on page your emotion. Love in ink. Pain in pen.-Paul Putman

woah u worded this extremely well! i was expecting something different but i loved the ending! this was really good =)

on Dec. 21 2010 at 12:08 am
Msrbl@Bst BRONZE, Columbia, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Love is the opiate of the universe.

so much emotional pull. this seriously made my heart swell. I applaud you for beautifully crafting this poem




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