Embarrassment

January 7, 2011
By Anonymous

The heat ascends
Flames growing larger
As they eat it all away.
A rosy tint envelopes
Everything. Eyes, unblinking,
Will not look away, but instead
Bore inside, searching
Fumbling, shuffling, shifting,
Looking for an escape from
The fires of judgment, from
The watchful eyes of the observer.
And the heat grows ever stronger.


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on Mar. 20 2011 at 3:50 am
I have a presentation in school and it's on my favourite poem. I find this a great poem and would like to present on this. May I? :D

on Mar. 17 2011 at 2:41 pm
TheHangingGirl BRONZE, Winter Haven, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Poets utter great and wise things that they themselves can not comprehend."

I second the agreement! Obviously amazing. Strong yet not over powering with its words.

on Mar. 15 2011 at 12:34 pm
KerliHairedGirl SILVER, Mound City, Missouri
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I have to agree! this was really great! :D

on Mar. 13 2011 at 7:01 pm
rubyrainstorm SILVER, Closter, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
-Buddha.

I loved the metaphor, and you delivered it in a way that it didn't sound cliche. There was definitely strong emotion behind the words.Great job! I hope to hear more from you!


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